Battle of Sluys 1

This illustration from a fourteenth manuscript of Les Grandes Chroniques de France depicts the naval Battle of Sluys, first major victory for the English in the Hundred Years' War against France. King Edward III personally directed the English fleet on the day of battle.

This manuscript is catalogued as Bib. Nat. Fr., FR 2813, fol. 368.

Battle of Sluys 2

This is another illustration of the Battle of Sluys; it comes from a fifteenth-century manuscript of Jean Froissart's Chronicles (Bib. Nat. Fr., FR 2643, fol. 72).