Battle of the Seine (1416)
|Battle of the Seine|
|Part of Hundred Years War|
|Commanders and leaders|
John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford||
Admiral Guillaume de Montenay|
Viscount of Narbonne, William II
|250 and 300 ships of all sizes||
150 French ships|
8 Genoese Carracks
12 Genoese Galleys
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of the Seine also known as the Naval Battle of Harlfeur was not well-known and yet important naval engagement fought in the mouth of the river Seine, on 15 August 1416, which occurred between a large fleet of the English Navy under the command of the king Henry V’s brother John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford. He successfully defeated and scattered a Franco-Genoese naval force under the command of Guillaume de Montenay and the Viscount of Narbonne, William II blockading the recently conquered port of Harfleur in France.
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