meaning of battle of fontenoy

battle of fontenoy meaning in General Dictionary

a battle in 1745 when the French military under Marshal Saxe defeated the English military and their allies under the duke of Cumberland

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Serving with the French armies he distinguished himself in the campaigns of 1 74 2, 1 743 and 1744, and at the battle of Fontenoy in 1745, retiring to Bagnolet in 1 757, and occupying his time with theatrical performances and the society of men of letters.

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