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  1. Bertrand du ?1320–80, French commander during the Hundred Years' War
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Historical Examples

  • Guesclin laid them in the dust, and was unanimously declared the winner.

    Harper's Young People, January 11, 1881


  • Negotiations ensued, in which Bertrand du Guesclin shared, and in which there can be little doubt he played a treacherous part.

  • Yet the matter was fit for legend and romance; and a late impotent chanson de geste was formed out of the career of du Guesclin.