Siege of Neuss: Difference between revisions

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|result = Siege abandoned after relief by [[Imperial Army of the Holy Roman Empire|Imperial forces]] troops.
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|combatant1 = [[File:Arms of the Duke of Burgundy since 1430.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] '''[[Duchy of Burgundy]]'''<br style="clear: left;">[[File:COA Kurkoeln.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Electorate of Cologne]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Arms of the Palatinate (Bavaria-Palatinate).svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Electoral Palatinate]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Geldern wapen.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Guelders|Duchy of Guelders]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Armoiries Clèves-Marck.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] Duchy of [[Duchy of Cleves|Cleves]]–[[County of Mark|Mark]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Wappen Juelich-Berg-Ravensberg.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Jülich-Berg|Duchy of Jülich-Berg]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Blason duche fr Savoie.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Duchy of Savoy|Savoyard mercenaries]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Royal Arms of England (1399-1603).svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Kingdom of England|English archers]]
|combatant2 = [[File:Wappen Koeln.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] '''[[Imperial City of Cologne|Imp. City of Cologne]]'''{{smallsup|a}}<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Emperor Frederick III Arms.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Imperial Army of the Holy Roman Empire|Imperial army]]
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|commander1 = [[File:Arms of the Duke of Burgundy since 1430.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Charles the Bold|Charles the Bold,<br><small>Duke of Burgundy</small>]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Arms of the Palatinate (Bavaria-Palatinate).svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Frederick I, Elector Palatine|Frederick I,<br><small>Elector Palatine</small>]]<br style="clear: left;">[[File:Wappen Juelich-Berg-Ravensberg.svg|20px|left|alt=|link=]] [[Gerhard VII, Duke of Jülich-Berg|Gerhard VII,<br><small>Duke of Jülich-Berg</small>]]
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The '''Siege of Neuss''', from 1474–75,<ref>[http://www.kreis.aw-online.de/kvar/VT/hjb1999/hjb1999.16.htm Die Belagerung Ahrweilers 1474 — Episode aus der Kölner Stiftsfehde]</ref> was part of the [[Burgundian Wars]]. The siege, led by [[Charles the Bold]] against the [[Holy Roman Empire]] city of [[Neuss]], was unsuccessful. Charles was compelled by the approach of a powerful [[Imperial Army of the Holy Roman Empire|Imperial army]] to raise the siege.
 
== Prelude ==