Death of Henry II at Tournament

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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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APA Style

Perrissin, J. (2018, May 04). Death of Henry II at Tournament. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8694/

Chicago Style

Perrissin, Jean. "Death of Henry II at Tournament." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 04, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8694/.

MLA Style

Perrissin, Jean. "Death of Henry II at Tournament." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 May 2018. Web. 20 Apr 2019.

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