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  Thirty Years' War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Wallenstein defeated Mansfeld's army at the Battle of the Bridge of Dessau (1626) and General Tilly defeated the Danes at the Battle of Lutter (1626).
In 1645, the Swedish marshal Lennart Torstensson defeated imperial army at the battle of Jankau near Prague, and Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé defeated the Bavarian army at the battle of Nördlingen (1645).
In 1648 the Swedes (Marshal Carl Gustaf Wrangel) and the French (Turenne and Conde) defeated the Imperial army at the battle of Zusmarshausen and Lens.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Bad Wimpfen is a historic spa town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
It is divided into two parts: the older Wimpfen im Tal (Wimpfen in the valley), and, to its west, Wimpfen am Berg (Wimpfen on the hill), where the city center has been located since the middle ages.
Wimpfen was the setting of the Battle of Wimpfen on 6 May 1622 during the Thirty Years' War.
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 Wikipedia: Thirty Years' War
The Catholic League and Ferdinand II defeated Frederick V at the Battle of White Mountain, near Prague in 1620.
Albert of Wallenstein defeated the Danes at the Battle of the Bridge of Dessau (1626) and General Tilly defeated the Protestants at the Battle of Lutter (1626).
In 1634 the Swedes were defeated at the battle of Nördlingen, but they continued to take part in the war to the end.
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 Thirty Years\' War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The victory of [[Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle of Breitenfeld (1631)]]The Thirty Years' War was a conflict fought between the years 1618 and 1648, principally in the Central European territory of the Holy Roman Empire, but also involving most of the major continental powers.
Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle at Breitenfield (1631) The death of King Gustavus Adolphus on 16 November 1632 at the Battle of Lützen.
The Battle of Lens, 1648 France therefore allied itself with the Dutch and Sweden.
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 Maximilian I
Under Tilly's leadership the Bohemian revolt was crushed at the battle of the White Mountain (Weissen Berg) near Prague, 8 November, 1620, and the newly elected King of Bohemia, Frederick V, forced to flee.
The youthful Swedish king, Gustavus Adolphus, defeated Tilly, the veteran leader of the army of the League at Breitenfeld (1631), and in a battle with Gustavus Adolphus near the Lech, 16 April, 1632, Tilly was again vanquished, receiving a wound from which he died two weeks later at Ingolstadt.
After the death of Gustavus Adolphus at the battle of Lützen (1632) Bernhard of Weimar, unmolested by Wallenstein, ravaged Bavaria until he received a crushing defeat the battle of Nordlingen (6 Sept., 1634).
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 Battle_of_Wimpfen - The Wordbook Encyclopedia
The Battle of Wimpfen was a battle in the Bohemian Revolt period of the Thirty Years' War on May 6, 1622 near Wimpfen.
The forces of the Holy Roman Empire and Catholic League under Marshal Tilly and Gonzalo de Córdoba defeated the Protestant forces of General Ernst von Mansfeld and Georg Friedrich, Margrave of Baden-Durlach.
By early May, the forces of Christian of Brunswick had arrived to the north of the Neckar River and were prepared to assist the Protestant forces.
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 Battle of Záblatí - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Záblatí, in some sources also battle of Sablat, occurred on 10 June 1619 during the Bohemian period of the Thirty Years' War.
The battle was fought between the Catholic army of Bucquoy and the Protestant army of von Mansfeldt.
When count Ernst von Mansfeldt was on his way to reinforce general Hohenloe, who was besieging Budějovice, General Buquoy intercepted von Mansfeldt near the small village of Záblatí and brought him to battle.
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 Thirty Years' War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The victory of Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle of Breitenfeld (1631)
In 1645, the Swedish marshal Lennart Torstensson defeated the Imperial army at the Battle of Jankau near Prague, and Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé defeated the Bavarian army in the Second Battle of Nördlingen.
In 1648 the Swedes (commanded by Marshal Carl Gustaf Wrangel) and the French (led by Turenne and Conde) defeated the Imperial army at the Battle of Zusmarshausen and Lens.
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 Serebella Contents Battle of Ucles (1809)---Battle of Wolf 359   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Old bataille, bataile, French bataille battle, OF., battle, battalion, from Latin battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, from batuere to strike, beat.
A general action, fight, or encounter, in which all the divisions of an army are or may be engaged; an engagement; a combat.
: Note: Battle is used adjectively or as the first part of a self-explaining compound; as, battle brand, a ``brand'' or sword used in battle; battle cry; battlefield; battle ground; battlearray; battle song.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Wimpfen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Battle of Věstonice, or Battle of Wisternitz, was fought on August 5, 1619 between a Bohemian force and an Austrian army under Dampierre.
The Battle of White Mountain, November 8, 1620 (Bílá hora is the name of White Mountain in Czech) was an early battle in the Thirty Years War in which an army of 20,000 Bohemians and mercenaries under Christian of Anhalt were routed by 25,000 men of the...
The Battle of Wiesloch was fought on April 27, 1622, near the German village of Wiesloch, south of Heidelberg, between a Protestant army under Count von Mansfeld and the margrave of Baden against a Catholic army under count Tilly.
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 Battle of Wiesloch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Wiesloch was fought on April 27, 1622, near the German village of Wiesloch, 15 miles south of Heidelberg, between a Protestant army under General von Mansfeld and the margrave of Baden against a Catholic army under count Tilly.
Early in the spring of 1621, mercenary forces under the command of Margrave Friedrich Georg Baden-Durlach crossed the Rhine River from Alsace to junction with forces under Ernst von Mansfeld.
After the battle, Mansfeld found himself at a distinct disadvantage until the armies of Christian of Brunswick could arrive from the north.
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 Austrian Order-of-Battle at Wagram: 5 - 6 July 1809
The last of Napoleon’s decisive pre-1812 victories, the Battle of Wagram (5-6 July, 1809) was a bloody victory against Austria fought on the Marchfeld — a vast plain north-east of Vienna.
The first day of the Battle of Wagram saw the French attack FML Armand von Nordmann’s Advanced Guard, the Austrian Reserve Cavalry and FZM Johann, Graf von Klenau’s VI Corps and force them back from the bridgehead.
The main phase of the battle began the next day, when the French again attacked the main Austrian position — a vast arc on the Marchfeld from Leopoldau to Markgrafneusiedl.
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 Battles of the Thirty Years War — www.greenwood.com
Guthrie's Battles of the Thirty Years War attempts to fill this gap, and it does so in solid if formulaic style, laying out the strengths of the opposing forces, the abilities and personalities of the commanders, and the tactical details of the actions...
The main emphasis is on the unique character and aspects of the Thirty Years War, with attention to the evolution of warfare and weapons, the impact of this evolution on actual operations, and the replacement of the previously dominant "tercio" style of warfare by the nascent linear system.
The campaigns covered in this volume include the defeat of the Bohemian and German Protestants (1618-1623), the Danish War (1625-1629), the victories of the Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus (1630-1632), and the final defeat of the Swedes at Nordlingen in 1634.
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 Battle of Wimpfen, 6 May 1622
Mansfeld and George Frederick, margrave of Baden, decided to cross the Neckar at different points, in an attempt to split the Catholic armies of Tilly and Cordoba.
Baden placed his cannons on a low hill that dominated the flat area, and started the battle with a heavy cannonade supported by a cavalry attack that for a moment looked to be close to destroying the Spanish line.
Despite its age (first published in 1938), this is still one of the best english language narratives of this most complex of wars, tracing the intricate dance of diplomacy and combat that involved all of Europe in the fate of Germany.
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 Battle of Wimpfen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By early May, the forces of Christian of Brunswick had arrived to the north of the Neckar River and were prepared to assist the Protestant forces.
This came as good news to the combined forces of von Mansfeld and Friederich Georg who hopes to combine their armies before risking a major battle.
The plan failed as the troops under Tilly and Córdoba did not split and instead pursued the 14,000 strong army of the Margrave Friedrich Georg Baden-Durlach and cut him off near Wimpfen.
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 Business Fresh : Article 'Battle of Montmirail'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Battle of Montmirail was fought on February 11 1814 and resulted the victory of the French under Napoleon Bonaparte over the Russians under General Dmitri Sacken and the Prussians under General Johann Yorck.
Alphabetical list of historical battles (see also Military history, List of battles): NOTE: Where a year has been used to disambiguate battles it is the year when the battle started.
Battle of Vaila) - 1509 - French Wars in Italy Battle of Ain Jalut - 1260 - Mameluk-Mongol Wars Battle of Akraba (632) (a.k.a.
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 Thirty Years' War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Battle of White Mountain, near Prague in 1620 was a serious blow to Protestant ambitions in the region.
In 1632 Gustavus Adolphus dies at the Battle of Lützen (although the Swedes win the battle), and in 1634 the Swedes are defeated at the battle of Nordlingen, but they continue to fight in the war until the end in 1648.
Battle of Sablat (1619 June 10) Called Battle of Záblati in Czechian.
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 Thirty Years War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Palatinate was taken by Tilly; he won at Wimpfen and Höchst (1622).
Frederick’s lands were confiscated by the emperor, and the Upper Palatinate and the electorate were conferred on Maximilian of Bavaria.
Gustavus Adolphus triumphantly advanced and Tilly was defeated and fatally wounded in the battle of the Lech (1632).
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 Johan Tserclaes, count of Tilly, (1559-1632)
Unfortunately, Pappenheim managed to force battle, and on 18 September the Imperial forces were defeated at the battle of Breitenfeld, which left Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden dominant within Germany.
On 15 April 1632, Gustavus Adolphus crossed the river under fire, and stormed the Imperial position (battle of the Lech).
Tilly received what eventually turned out to be mortal wound early in the battle, and his second in command was killed outright, leaving Maximiliam of Bavaria to save the army through retreat.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Maximilian I
Under Tilly's leadership the Bohemian revolt was crushed at the battle of the White Mountain (Weissen Berg) near Prague, 8 November, 1620, and the newly
Brunswick, were defeated by the forces of Bavaria and the League at Wimpfen and Hochst (1622), as was also at a later
The youthful Swedish king, Gustavus Adolphus, defeated Tilly, the veteran leader of the army of the League at Breitenfeld (1631), and in a battle with Gustavus Adolphus near the Lech, 16 April, 1632, Tilly was again vanquished, receiving a wound from which he died two weeks later at
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 The Wargamer - 1000 Years of War in Review
The Battle of Mohacs in 1687 is another victory for Charles as the Turks are defeated under Suleiman Pasha.
The British were victorious in the first battle off Dover on 19 May (1652), and repeated another victory at the Battle of the Kentish Knock.
Battle of the Dunes (1658) ends in victory for English and French forces against the Spanish, leading to the surrender of Dunkirk to the English.
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Battles of the Dessau Bridge and of Lutter.
A battle ensued, at the close of which Tilly was forced to fall back towards the Neckar, and a day or two later the junction which brought up the Protestant forces to some 70,000 men was accomplished.
A hard-fought battle (June 20) ended in the complete rout of Christian's troops, large numbers of whom were drowned in the river.
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 Battle of Wimpfen - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Battle of Wimpfen - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Plzeň – Záblati – Dolní Věstonice – White Mountain – Wiesloch – Wimpfen – Höchst – Fleurus – Stadtlohn
Battle of Wimpfen, 1622, Battles of the Thirty Years' War and Battles of the Holy Roman Empire.
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2001023844   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Battle of White Mountain: First Battle of the Thirty Years War 47 3.
The Battle of Stadtlohn: The End of the German War 105 5.
The Battle of Nordlingen: From Lutzen to the Peace of Prague 259
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Fontenoy is a legendary battle that figures in the story of the "Wild Geese" or "Exiles of Hope" -- approximately 12000 Irish warriors under General Patrick Sarsfield who despaired of their own, and Ireland's future in the aftermath of the Elizabethan conquest of Ulster.
A Celtic Cross was erected during 1907 as a monument on the battlefield of Fontenoy (War of Austrian Succession) in Belgium to mark the spot where, in 1745, an Irish brigade of about 4,000 men suffered heavy casualties in a charge that swept that battlefield.
Their commanders waited long for the Swedish troops to appear on the open fields before their front, so that they could be destroyed by the artillery just as in the battle of Nördlingen.
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 ::The Thirty Years War 1621 to 1626::
Mansfeld fought a series of ad hoc campaigns against Tilly and defeated the victor at White Mountain at the Battle of Wiesloch in April 1622.
However, this victory for Mansfeld was followed by defeats at Wimpfen and Hö chst.
However, the humiliation of Charles at Madrid and the Duke of Brunswick’s heavy defeat at the Battle of Stadtholn in August 1623, changed matters.
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