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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.
|Keywords||Mont Orgueil Castle|
Height 24 Cm
Artist: Rybot, N V L b. 1874 d. 1961
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.