This illustration (from a fourteenth century manuscript of Les Grandes
Chroniques de France
depicts the Battle of Poitiers, a major battle in
the Hundred Years' War between England and France. The image shows King John
(Jean) of France (left) charging at the Black
(right). The manuscript is catalogued as Bib. Nat. Fr., FR
2813, fol. 399.
This is another illustration of the Battle of Poitiers; it comes from a
fifteenth-century manuscript of Jean Froissart's Chronicles
Nat. Fr., FR 2643, fol. 207).