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La construction d’une batterie de machines de guerre à Bordeaux en 1324/5

Françoise Bériac(-Lainé) et Claire Hanusse,


La construction d’une batterie de machines de guerre à Bordeaux en 1324/5

(article publié dans Bergerac et le Bergeracois, Congrès de la Fédération Historique du Sud-Ouest tenu à Bergerac en 1990, Bordeaux, 1992, p 165-203)

Un compte détaillé datant de la guerre de Saint-Sardos (1324-1325) tenu par le clerc anglais William de Martley (Guillaume de Martheleye) nous fait connaître la construction d’une batterie d’une machine de guerre à Bordeaux par des ingeniatores et ...

654 years on: the treaty of Brétigny 8 May 1360.

by Guilhem Pépin

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 Surgeon Prior and the Prince.

By Simon J. Harris & Anne Curry

Entry 6.16 in the Gascon roll for 1369-70 (C 61/82, 10 February 1369) is the grant of a protection to Guillaume Hamon, prior of Cogges, to go to Aquitaine in the service of Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III, commonly known as the Black Prince. Hamon was one of many clerks who went to Aquitaine at this ...