Battle of Blanquefort

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Battle of Blanquefort
Part of the Hundred Years' War
Date1 November 1450
Location
Result French victory
Belligerents
Royal Arms of England (1470-1471).svg Kingdom of England Arms of France (France Moderne).svg Kingdom of France
Commanders and leaders
Gadifer Shorthose
Thomas Gassiot
Arnaud-Amanieu d'Albret

The Battle of Blanquefort took place on 1 November 1450 during the Hundred Years War when a French army drew out Anglo-Gascon forces from Bordeaux in the English-controlled Duchy of Gascony. The Anglo-Gascon infantry suffered heavy losses and resulted in a French decisive victory. The battle was known locally as La Male Journade or in French Mauvaise Journée.

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