Battle of Héricourt

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The Battle of Héricourt, fought on 13 November 1474, was part of the Burgundian Wars, and resulted in victory for the Swiss Confederacy and a defeat for Burgundy and its allies. Héricourt was invested and quickly taken. [1] The battle was a loss for the Burgundians, with 1,617 deaths. The battle was one of the first using hand-held guns. [2]

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References

  1. "Héricourt, bataille d'". hls-dhs-dss.ch.
  2. The Artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy, 1363-1477 Robert Douglas Smith, Kelly DeVries; Boydell Press, 2005 page 36, ISBN   978-1843831624

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