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Battle of Poitiers

Battle of Poitiers  

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(19 September 1356)A battle between the English and French during the Hundred Years War. An English and Gascon force under Edward the Black Prince was trapped by a superior French army while raiding. ...
Buch, Jean III de Grailly, captal de

Buch, Jean III de Grailly, captal de  

(d. 1377)Gascon lord and founding member of the Order of the Garter (1348). He fought alongside Edward of Woodstock, the ‘Black Prince’, at Poitiers (1356) and Nájera (1367), and took part in the ...
Charles II

Charles II  

(b. 1332) Count of Évreux (1343–87) and king of Navarre (1349–87).In 1350, Charles executed the constable of France, Raoul de Brienne, and was implicated in the assassination of his ...
Charles V

Charles V  

(1337–80)King of France (1364–80). He earned his nickname from his intellectual pursuits which included book-collecting and artistic patronage, his religious piety, and his cautious adoption of ...
Étienne Marcel

Étienne Marcel  

(1310–58)Provost of the merchants of Paris. Following the capture of King Jean II at Poitiers (1356), Marcel supported the reform proposals of Robert Le Coq, a partisan of Charles ...
Jacquerie

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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Literature
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a peasant rising, see Peasants.

Jacquerie

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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An uprising in the *Paris basin in the summer of 1358, named after the *peasants or ‘Jacques’ who directed

jacquerie

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a communal uprising or revolt, especially the revolt of the peasants of northern France against the nobles in 1357–8; the term is recorded from the early 16th century, and comes from Old ... More
Jacqueries

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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The term “Jacquerie” evoked “Jacques Bonhomme”, an insulting surname given to rustics, or the “jaque”, the short jacket

peasant resistance and revolts

peasant resistance and revolts  

The best-known revolts of the MA are peasant uprisings or ones that united peasants with commoners from the towns: the revolts of Flanders (1297–1305 and 1323–8), the Jacquerie of 1358 ...
Revolts

Revolts  

The Middle Ages were punctuated by episodes of collective violence against the established powers, as numerous as they were brief and doomed to failure. But the insufficiency of the evidence ...

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