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Battle of Brémule

Battle of Brémule
Date 20 August, 1119
Location Gaillardbois-Cressenville, Normandy
Result Decisive Norman/English victory
Belligerents
Rebellious Norman barons/
Kingdom of France
Duchy of Normandy/
Kingdom of England
Commanders and leaders
Louis VI
William Clito
Henry I
William Adelin
Strength
400 500
Casualties and losses
140 knights captured Insignificant

The Battle of Brémule was fought in 1119 between Henry I of England and Louis VI the Fat of France. Henry I had to defend his holdings in Normandy several times and defeated a French invasion at the Battle of Brémule in 1119.

The defeat at Brémule effectively crippled the baron's rebellion and led to King Louis having to accept William Adelin as Duke of Normandy. William was officially invested with the duchy in 1120, even though King Louis continued to support William Clito's claim to the honour.

External links

  • Orderic Vitalis, "Battle of Brémule, according to Orderic Vitalis", from De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History, online.

Coordinates: 49°20′36″N 1°24′21″E / 49.3433°N 1.4058°E / 49.3433; 1.4058

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