Liège Wars
The Wars of Liège were a series of three rebellions by the Prince-Bishopric of Liège, in the town of Liège in modern-day Belgium, against the expanding Duchy of Burgundy between 1465 and 1468. On each...
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Louis de Bourbon, Bishop of Liège
Louis de Bourbon (1438 – 30 August 1482, Liège) was Prince-Bishop of Liège from 1456 until his death.
He was the son of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon, and Agnes of Burgundy, sister of Philip the Good...
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Six hundred Franchimontois
On the night of 29 October 1468 during the Siege of Liège, some six hundred Franchimontois, men from Franchimont, unsuccessfully attacked the besieging Burgundian army, with the aim of killing or capt...
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Battle of Montenaken
The Battle of Montenaken was fought between the forces of Liège and the Duchy of Burgundy on 20 October 1465 as part of the Second Liège War. Although outnumbered, the Burgundian force succeeded in r...
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Charles the Bold
Charles the Bold (French: Charles le Téméraire, 10 November 1433 – 5 January 1477), baptised Charles Martin, was Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477. He was the last Valois Duke of Burgundy.H...
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Battle of Brustem
The Battle of Brustem was fought on 28 October 1467 in Brustem, near Sint-Truiden (present-day Belgium) between the Duchy of Burgundy and the Prince-Bishopric of Liège, as part of the Second Liège War...
Louis XI of France
Louis XI (3 July 1423 – 30 August 1483), called the Prudent (French: le Prudent), was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1461 to 1483. He succeeded his father Charle...
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