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654 years on: the treaty of Brétigny 8 May 1360

The Leverhulme-funded stage of the Gascon Rolls takes its point of departure as the treaty of Brétigny of 8 May 1360. We are pleased to launch the new site to commemorate this anniversary. But what was this treaty all about, and what did it mean for the Gascon rolls?

Towards the treaty.

When the representatives of the regent of France (the future Charles V) and those of King Edward III of England signed a peace treaty at the tiny hamlet ...