Battle of Poitiers 1

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 Prince (right). The manuscript is catalogued as Bib. Nat. Fr., FR  2813, fol. 399.

Battle of Poitiers 2

This is another illustration of the Battle of Poitiers; it comes from a fifteenth-century manuscript of Jean Froissart's Chronicles (Bib. Nat. Fr., FR  2643, fol. 207).