Battle of Héricourt

The Battle of Héricourt, fought on 13 November 1474, was part of the Burgundian Wars, and resulted in victory for the Swiss Confederacy and a defeat for Burgundy and its allies. Héricourt was invested and quickly taken.[1] The battle was a loss for the Burgundians, with 1,617 deaths. The battle was one of the first using hand-held guns.[2]

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  1. ^ "Héricourt, bataille d'".
  2. ^ The Artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy, 1363-1477 Robert Douglas Smith, Kelly DeVries; Boydell Press, 2005 page 36, ISBN 978-1843831624

Coordinates: 47°35′N 6°46′E / 47.583°N 6.767°E / 47.583; 6.767