Death of Henry II at Tournament

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jean Perrissin
published on 04 May 2018

A 1570 CE engraving by Jean Perrissin of the tournament in Paris in 1559 CE where Henry II, king of France, was accidentally killed when a splinter from his opponent's lance pierced his visor. (British Museum, London)

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