battle of Poitiers


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Noun1.battle of Poitiers - the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the Frenchbattle of Poitiers - the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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It appears in a document naming the Count de Ventadour as a prisonnier de guerre (prisoner of war) after being captured the previous year at the Battle of Poitiers, in western France, during the Hundred Years War.
1356: The English, led by Edward the Black Prince, defeated the French at the Battle of Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War.
1356: The English, led by Edward, the Black Prince, defeated the French at the Battle of Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War.
732, the Battle of Poitiers (also called the Battle of Tours) was the event that stopped the advancing Muslim armies that had already overtaken Spain and were threatening to sweep through the rest of Western Europe.
The Battle of Poitiers was in 732, and the Arabs remained in Andalusia until 1492.
1356 In the Hundred Years'War, the English defeated the French at the Battle of Poitiers.