'The Surrender of Calais', (19th century). Artist: JC Armytage

'The Surrender of Calais', (19th century). Artist: JC Armytage

1-626-344 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'The Surrender of Calais', 19th century. A scene from the 100 Years War, in which Edward III of England, having finally taken Calais in 1346, asks for six citizens to be sent to him, to die for their town. The six volunteers were led by Eustache de St Pierre, one of the town's elders, who was the first to volunteer. Their lives were spared by the intervention of Edward's queen, Philippa of Hainault.

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People Information

  1. JC Armytage, attributed to: British: Engraver, Artist, Printmaker
  1. Robert Smirke: British; English: Painter, artist
  1. King Edward III: British: King of England
  2. Philippa of Hainault: Flemish: Queen consort of Edward III of England

  1. Engraving

Geographic Hierarchy

World Europe France Nord-Pas-de-Calais Calais

  1. 50 57 04 N , 001 51 32 E

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Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3381x5192
File Size : 51,429kb


  1. 0580009689
  1. 1-626-344
  1. 1626344

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