Battle of Formigny, 15 April 1450
English defeat in the later stages of the Hundred Years War. The French intercepted and defeated a force marching to relieve the siege of Caen, killing 4000 English troops and allowing the French to reoccupy Normandy, originally conquered by Henry V.
See Also: Books on the Middle Ages - Subject Index: Hundred Years War
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