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Battle of Trans-la-Forêt


Battle of Trans-la-Fôret

Location of Trans-la-Forêt within Brittany region
Date1 August 939
Location
Result Decisive Breton victory
Belligerents
Bretons
Franks
Vikings
Commanders and leaders
Alan II
Judicael Berengar
Hugh II of Maine
unknown

The Battle of Trans-la-Fôret was fought on 1 August 939 between the occupying Vikings and the Bretons, led by the joint armies of Alan II, Hugh II of Maine, and Judicael Berengar.[1][2][3] Their victory at Trans-la-Forêt freed Brittany of Viking occupation and led to the establishment of the Duchy of Brittany under Alan II, Duke of Brittany.[4]

References


  1. ^ Kim Hjardar, Vegard Vike.Vikings at War. Casemate Publishers & Book Distributors, LLC, 2016. p 334
  2. ^ Arthur Le Moyne de La Borderie, Barthélemy Pocquet. Première période. De l'an 995 après 1715-1789. Volume 2 de Histoire de Bretagne. J. Floch, 1972. p 397
  3. ^ Marcel Donet. Saint-Médard-sur-Ille: essai monographique. La Ville, 1985. p 215
  4. ^ Henri-Georges Gaignard. Visages de Rance: flâneries à travers les pays malouin et dinannais. Fernand Lanore, 1983. p 100









Categories: French battle stubs | 939 | 930s conflicts | Battles involving the Vikings | Battles involving France | 10th century in France | Military history of Brittany | Viking Age in France




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