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  1. The Battle of Pontvallain , part of the Hundred Years War, took place in the Sarthe region of north-west France on 4 December 1370, when a French army under Bertrand du Guesclin heavily defeated an English force which had broken away from an army commanded by Sir Robert Knolles. The French numbered 5,200 men, and the English force was approximately the same size.

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  3. About: Robert Knolles - dbpedia.org

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    Sir Robert Knolles or Knollys (c. 1325 – 15 August 1407) was an important English knight of the Hundred Years' War, who, operating with the tacit support of the crown, succeeded in taking the only two major French cities, other than Calais and Poitiers, to fall to Edward III. His methods, however, earned him infamy as a freebooter and a ravager: the ruined gables of burned buildings came to ...

  4. Battle of Pontvallain - Wikipedia

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    Battle of Pontvallain. The Battle of Pontvallain, part of the Hundred Years' War, took place in the Sarthe region of north-west France on 4 December 1370, when a French army under Bertrand du Guesclin heavily defeated an English force which had broken away from an army commanded by Sir Robert Knolles. The French numbered 5,200 men, and the ...

  5. Meet the French knight who hammered the English | All About ...

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    The test came almost immediately when Sir Robert Knolles launched a large raid into the Île de France and devastated the countryside up to the gates of Paris in September 1370. From his palace, Charles V could even see the rising smoke of burning villages, but he still refused to engage in battle.

  6. Bertrand du Guesclin - Warfare History Network

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    Du Guesclin, born around 1320, was the eldest son of Robert du Guesclin, Lord of Broons, a town 50 kilometers northwest of Rennes. As a young man, he eagerly served as a squire in tournaments and got his first taste of battle on sieges and raids against English forces operating in his native region.

  7. Robert KNOLLYS (Sir) - Tudor Place

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    Robert KNOLLYS (Sir) Born: 2 Jan 1312, North Mimms, Herefordshire, England Died: 15 Aug 1407, Sconethorp Manor, Norfolk, England Notes: known as 'The Devil for Fighting.' Father: Thomas KNOLLYS Mother: Joan FITZWITH Married 1: Constance BEVERLEY Children: 1. Thomas KNOLLYS Married 2: Catherine BEVERLEY Thomas KNOLLYS

  8. File:Blason Robert Knolles.svg - Wikimedia Commons

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    File:Blason Robert Knolles.svg From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository File File history File usage on Commons Size of this PNG preview of this SVG file: 545 × 600 pixels. Other resolutions: 218 × 240 pixels | 436 × 480 pixels | 698 × 768 pixels | 931 × 1,024 pixels | 1,862 × 2,048 pixels | 600 × 660 pixels.

  9. Battle of Auray

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    Sir John Chandos: Battle of Auray on 29th September 1364 in the Hundred Years War. Commanders at the Battle of Auray: John de Montfort with the English commanders, Sir John Chandos, Robert Knolles, Sir Hugh Calveley against Charles of Blois with Bertrand du Guescelin and Jean de Chalon. Place of the Battle of Auray: outside the town of Auray on ...

  10. Knollys History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms - HouseOfNames

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    Early Notables of the Knollys family (pre 1700) Notables of the family at this time include Sir Robert Knolles (c. 1325-1407), an important English knight of the Hundred Years' War, operating with the tacit support of the Crown, succeeded in taking the only two major French cities, other than Calais and Poitiers, to fall to Edward III, methods earned him infamy as a freebooter and a ravager ...

  11. Robert Knolles – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

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    Sir Robert Knolles (c. 1325 — 15 de agosto de 1407) foi um famoso cavaleiro inglês da Guerra dos Cem Anos. Operando com o apoio tático da Coroa , conquistou duas grandes cidades francesas, Calais e Poitiers , por ordem de Eduardo III .

  12. Robert Knolles 1440-1481 - Ancestry®

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    Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Robert Knolles (1440 - 1481) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile? We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile.