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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Perrissin, J. (2018, May 04). Death of Henry II at Tournament. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8694/death-of-henry-ii-at-tournament/

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Perrissin, Jean. "Death of Henry II at Tournament." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 04, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8694/death-of-henry-ii-at-tournament/.

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