Battle of Deutschbrod

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Battle of Deutschbrod
Part of the Hussite Wars
Věnceslav Černý - Odchod vojů Žižkových z Kostelce nad Labem.jpg
Date 10 January 1422
Location Deutschbrod (Havlíčkův Brod)
Result Hussite victory
Belligerents
Hussites Catholics
Commanders and leaders
Jan Žižka Filippo Scolari
Strength
12 war wagons with 400 infantry 2,000-2,500 cavalry
Casualties and losses
500

The Battle of Deutschbrod[1] or Německý Brod took place on 10 January 1422, in Deutschbrod (Německý Brod, now Havlíčkův Brod), Bohemia, during the Hussite Wars. Led by Jan Žižka, the Hussites besieged 2,000 Royalist crusaders. The Roman Catholic crusaders were no match for the Hussites and Deutschbrod was quickly taken and sacked. A Royalist arsenal and supply train, numbering some 500 wagons, was captured, one of the largest amounts of loot that the Hussites would take throughout the whole war.

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