Comments

Bertrand de Guesclin and Men Attack Mont Orgueil Castle 1373

Stylised illustration depicting medieval soldiers attacking Mont Orgueil: castle in centre, defenders in towers holding rocks to throw, man climbing ladder, men at base with picks, men to left and right in armour with spears and flags.

Reference

SJA/0000/00397

Date

1939

Object name

Painting

Names

Rybot, N V L
Du Guesclin, Bertrand

Keywords

French Attacks | Medieval | Battles | Mont Orgueil | Du Guesclin, Bertrand

Mont Orgueil Castle

Dimensions

Height 24 Cm
Width 35 Cm
Max height 025 Cm
Max width 037 Cm
Max depth 002 Cm

Creator

Artist: Rybot, N V L b. 1874 d. 1961

Inscription

signed Base left Rybot

Base right 1939

Reverse In July 1373 Bertrand de Guesclin, Constable of France, with Louis Duc de Bourg invaded Jersey with a force of 2000 men-at-arms and 600 archers. This picture shows their attack on Mont Orgueil Castle.

Category

Event

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