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Treaty of Calais Chest

Description: Chest made to hold the Treaty of Calais, signed between Edward III of England and John II of France. Edward agreed to give up his claim to the throne of France in exchange for the territory of Aquitaine.

 

Date: 1360

 

Our Catalogue Reference: E 27/8

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