Battle of La Rochelle (1419)

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Battle of La Rochelle
Part of the Hundred Years' War
DateDecember 30, 1419
Coast and Port of La Rochelle
Coordinates: 47°16′00″N1°23′00″W / 47.2667°N 1.38333°W / 47.2667; -1.38333

Castilian victory

Arms of the Crown of Castile (15th Century).svg Crown of Castile Arms of Flanders.svg County of Flanders [1]
Hanseatic League
Commanders and leaders
Arms of the Crown of Castile (15th Century).svg John II of Castile Unknown
Casualties and losses
40 ships captured [1] [2]

The naval Battle of La Rochelle 1419 was a battle between a Castilian and an allied Flemish-Hanseatic fleet. [3] [4] The battle was notable for the use of guns by the Castilian fleet.

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