Medieval battle was a bloody, vicious business. These battles changed the course of history.
The Battle of Hulao
The Battle of Tours
Charles Martel during the Battle of Tours, as depicted by Charles de Steuben.
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The Battle of Hastings
The Battle of Hastings as depicted on the Bayeaux Tapestry.
The Battle of Hattin
King Guy surrenders to Saladin.
The Battle of Bouvines
Phillip II at Bouvines.
The Battle of Mohi
The Crusade of Nicopolis
The Battle of Grunwald
The Polish-Lithuanian forces look down upon their slaughtered enemies.
The Siege of Orléans
Joan of Arc leads a charge at the Siege of Orléans.
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The Battle of Castillon