Friday, September 19, 2014

History Trivia - Battle of Poitiers - Edward, the Black Prince captures the French king, John II.

Sept 19

 335 Dalmatius was raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I.

 912 Emperor Leo VI was born. Known as the Wise or the Philosopher, Emperor Leo VI of Byzantium issued imperial laws in Greek that became the legal code of the Empire.

 1356 Hundred Years' War: Battle of Poitiers: an English army under the command of Edward, the Black Prince defeated a French army and captured the French king, John II.

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