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The Great Chevauchee: John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373

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The Great Chevauchee: John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373 - Nicolle, David
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In 1373, John of Gaunt set off from Calais on a great raid to strike at the heart of France. Driven by the high ideals of chivalry,the raiders left with epic pageantry. However, the reality soon overwhelmed the raiders. Beset on all sides by French ambushes and plagued by disease and starvation, the raiders battled their way through Champagne, east of Paris, into Burgundy, across the Massif Central and finally down into the Dordogne. Unable to attack any major fortifications, John of Gaunt's men plundered the countryside, ...

The Great Chevauchee: John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373 2011, Osprey Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781849082471

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