The Last Duel Interview with Author Eric Jager

In this Last Duel interview with author Eric Jager, he discusses the fact-based story that inspired the Ridley Scott movie starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer and Ben Affleck. Jager's 2004 book The Last Duel was the basis for the film. Learn about the real-life Norman knight Jean de Carrouges, whose wife Marguerite accused his friend-turned-rival Jacques Le Gris of rape. When the Parliament of Paris was unable to determine guilt, they granted the request for a judicial duel. Author Eric Jager works as an English professor at UCLA. Related Article: The Last Duel: History vs. Hollywood

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