|Siege of Creil|
|Part of the Hundred Years' War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Charles VII of France Jean Bureau||William Peyto|
|Casualties and losses|
The Siege of Creil (8–25 May 1441) took place during the Hundred Years War. French forces led by King Charles VII of France besieged and captured the English-held town and castle north of Paris.
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