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Ireland’s Wars: The Irish At Fontenoy

In the decades following the end of the War of the Spanish Succession, the Irish Brigades of Europe, most notably in France, found themselves as soldiers without a war, relegated to garrison duty and minor adventures on unimportant campaigns, usually … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Fontenoy

How many of these decisive battles involve England or France? Name: The Battle of Fontenoy The War: The War of the Austrian Succession When:  11 May 1745 Where: Outside the town of Fontenoy, a few miles south-east of the city … Continue reading

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Battles, Battles, Battles: Addendum

I had 24 down previously and I’m adding two more to that and replacing another: Breitenfeld (1631) – The key battle of the Thirty Years War, and the Christian Wars of Religion in general. Ensured the religious freedom of German Protestant States … Continue reading

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