Battle of La Rochelle (1419)

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Battle of La Rochelle
Part of the Hundred Years' War
Date December 30, 1419
Location Coast and Port of La Rochelle
Coordinates: 47°16′00″N 1°23′00″W / 47.2667°N 1.38333°W / 47.2667; -1.38333
Result Castilian victory
Royal Arms of England (1399-1603).svg Kingdom of England
Hanseatic League
Arms of the Crown of Castile (15th Century).svg Crown of Castile

The naval Battle of La Rochelle 1419 was a battle between a Castilian and an allied English-Hanseatic fleet.[1][2][3] The battle was notable for the use of guns by the Castilian fleet.


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  2. ^ John Roger Loxdale Highfield (10 February 1972). Spain in the fifteenth century, 1369-1516: essays and extracts by historians of Spain. Macmillan. p. 71. 
  3. ^ Charles D Stanton (30 June 2015). Medieval Maritime Warfare. Pen and Sword. p. 280. ISBN 978-1-4738-5643-1.