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French Religious Wars 1562-1598. Siege of Poitiers 24 July-7 September 1569. Huguenots

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French Religious Wars 1562-1598. Siege of Poitiers 24 July-7 September 1569. Huguenots under Gaspard de Coligny (1519-1572) besieged the city but the defenders held them off with the aid of heavy artillery and a small troop of cavalry, and by flooding meadows. Engraving by Jacques Tortorel fl1568-1590) and Jean-Jacques Perrissin (1536-1617) from their series on the Huguenot Wars c1570

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Media ID 9765373

Date: 27th March 2014

Image Size: 4500 x 3387 Pixels

Filesize is 11.56MB

Associated Categories: French

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