|Battle of Blanquefort|
|Part of the Hundred Years' War|
|Kingdom of England Duchy of Gascony||Kingdom of France|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Gadifer Shorthose Thomas Gassiot||Arnaud-Amanieu d'Albret John, Count of Penthièvre Robin Pettilow|
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