Editors. "French defeat British at Fontenoy and conquer the Austrian Netherlands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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At the Battle of Fontenoy, French forces under the command of Marshal Saxe defeat a British army led by the Duke of Cumberland. The French go on to conquer the Austrian Netherlands.
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