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Encyclopedia > Battle of Roosebeke
Battle of Roosebeke
Date: 27 November 1382
Location: Roosebeke (Rozebeke), near Courtrai, Belgium (At that time located in the County of Flanders)
Result: Decisive French victory
Combatants
France
Count of Flanders
Flemish towns led by Ghent
Commanders
Charles VI of France
Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy
Philip Van Artevelde (killed)
Strength
16,000 16,000
Casualties
unknown higher than the French casualties


The Battle of Roosebeke was fought in 1382 between the French and Castilians against the Flemish and English. The French forces were led by King Charles VI, and they were victorious. November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Emperor Go-Komatsu ascends to the throne of Japan John Wyclifs teachings are condemned by the Synod of London. ... Kortrijk (French: Courtrai) is a municipality located in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and in the Flemish province of West Flanders. ... This article deals with the historical county of Flanders, for present-day Flanders see Flanders The geographical region and former county of Flanders contains not only the two Belgian provinces but also the present-day French département of Nord, in parts of which there is still a Flemish-speaking... The counts of Flanders ruled over the county of Flanders from the 9th century. ... Gent at Night Ghent (IPA: ; Gent in Dutch; Gand in French, formerly Gaunt in English) is a city located in Flanders, Belgium. ... Charles VI Charles VI the Well-Beloved, later known as the Mad (French: Charles VI le Bien-Aimé, later known as le Fol) (December 3, 1368 – October 21, 1422) was a King of France (1380 – 1422) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... Philip II, Duke of Burgundy, known as the Bold (Philippe II de Bourgogne, le Hardi in French) (January 15, 1342–April 27, 1404), was the fourth son of King John II of France and his wife, formerly Jutta of Bohemia. ... Philip van Artevelde (1340? - 1382) was a Flemish patriot. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Emperor Go-Komatsu ascends to the throne of Japan John Wyclifs teachings are condemned by the Synod of London. ... Charles VI Charles VI the Well-Beloved, later known as the Mad (French: Charles VI le Bien-Aimé, later known as le Fol) (December 3, 1368 – October 21, 1422) was a King of France (1380 – 1422) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ...


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