What Happened in September 1356

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 19 English forces under Edward the Black Prince defeat French at the Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King John II during the Hundred Years' War

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 19 Gautier de Brienne, duke of Athens/French supreme commander, dies
  • Sep 19 Geoffroy de Charny, French nobleman, dies in battle
  • Sep 19 Jean de Clermont, French marshal, dies in battle
  • Sep 19 Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, killed at the Battle of Poitiers (b. 1311)