Editors. "French defeat the British at Lauffeld near Maastricht". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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At the Battle of Lauffeld, near Maastrict, the French defeat a British army under the command of the Duke of Cumberland. The French have already invaded Holland, and now Marshal Saxe advances to take Bergen-op-Zoom.