French Victory over the Spanish at Rocroi (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


A French army, under the command of the Duc d'Enghien, defeats the Spanish at the Battle of Rocroi. This victory marks the end of the era of supremacy for Spanish forces.

Editors. "French Victory over the Spanish at Rocroi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[, accessed 26 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France
  2. Thirty Years War