Battle of Sluys (1340)

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The Battle of Sluys was a naval battle in the Hundred Years War. A force of French, Genoese, and Castilian ships intercepted an English force but was defeated by massed archers. Both French commanders were killed and the victory gave the English control of the English Channel.[1]

  1. "Battle of Sluys - Oxford Reference". Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100511775. Retrieved 18 June 2019.