Talk:Battle of Baugé

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Can we get a map of this battle?Cameron Nedland 20:28, 19 April 2006 (UTC)

I have read that Arthur III de Richemont (future constable of France) also claimed the kill (Duke Clarence)Vitoldus44 22:49, 11 March 2007 (UTC)

Few points[edit]

I had always understood that it was the Earl of Buchan who personally despatched the Duke of Clarence with his mace. Furthermore, no mention of the Earl of Wigtown (Victon- in French documents) co-leader of the Scots force in France at the time, and one of great importance: Buchan although holding Scots royal authority, the majority of his men were loyal primarily to Wigtown. I am also sure that Buchan was Constable by the time of this battle, therefore have tagged it awaiting sourced material. Brendandh 03:01, 26 July 2007 (UTC)

Deleted the external link[edit]

Deleted the external link as the original domain had expred and it was being squatted. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:10, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

Discrepancy in the numbers[edit]

In the intro and everywhere else, the English army comprises 10,000 men; in the first paragraph of the battle, it is down to 1,500... There wouldn't be anything glorious for an army of 6,000 Scots to beat an English army of "less than 1,500 men", would it? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:48, 15 October 2012 (UTC)

Well, this article has multiple problems. No citations for one thing. -- Asteuartw (talk) 17:46, 15 October 2012 (UTC)
The Scottish chroniclers based the numbers in the English army on contemporary estimates. However as the payroll records still exist for the English and Scottish armies, more accurate figure can be calculated. Although Clarence's army was around 4000 strong most of them were foraging and pillaging the countryside when Clarence heard about the disposition of the Franco-Scots army. He attacked with just the men he had available in his camp at the time (about 1500) despite his lieutenants advising caution. His impatience was rewarded by his demise. Wilfridselsey (talk) 12:25, 25 August 2013 (UTC)