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Huy [1]

Battle Name : Huy [1]

Date(s) : 15 August 1703 - 26 August 1703

Part of : The War of the Spanish Succession ,

Outcome : A victory for Marlborough's Allied Army over French Garrison

Type of battle : Land, Seige


The town and fortress complex was invested on the 15th and the town fell the next day. Covering French forces were either driven off or withdrew and the forts Joseph and Picard fell on the 24th. A significant breach was made in the castle wall and the governor surrendered. These troops were later exchanged for the allied troops taken at Tongres.


The town and fortress of Huy