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In 1355 the Black Prince took a military to Bordeaux and launched into chevauchées [mounted army expeditions, usually characterized via the devastation of the encircling cities and countryside], which culminated in his decisive victory over King Jean II of France at Poitiers the next 12 months. utilizing the recorded itineraries as his place to begin, the writer of this e-book walked greater than 1,300 miles throughout France, retracing the routes of the armies looking for a better figuring out of the Black Prince's excursion.
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