1356 Lego Battle of Poitiers, Hundred Years War
- Published on Jan 18, 2019
- Put on your good headphones, turn on Closed Captioning, and make sure you aren't French.
Late in the summer of 1356, the oldest son of England’s King, Edward the Third, Edward the Black Prince, led a small army from Bordeaux deep into the French King’s realm, almost exactly ten years after the humiliating defeat of the French at Crecy in 1346.
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NARRATED BY: Peter Baker
Bentyal (Prince Louis) ru-clip.com/channel/UCB-fxl0kE2b8PYxBp8ZYgrw
Matthew Koessler (Prince Edward)
Martin Hutschka (French knight)
Chris Dangerfield (English Archer)
NiMP Studios (French soldier talking to German knight)
Nicolas11x12 Technology (German knight)
Sam the Dedicated Spartan (French battle yells)
Ted Maanicus (French battle yells)
The coins featured are:
(1) a silver groat, or fourpence, of King Edward III of England, from the Baron Ian Stewartby collection, in good very fine / almost extremely fine condition.
(2) a gold Franc à cheval of King Jean II (John II) of France, in mint state. This was the first franc. It was introduced in 1360 to pay the Ransom of King John II of France. This coin secured the king's freedom and showed him on a richly decorated horse earning it the name franc à cheval (meaning "free on horse" in French).
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