Hace 4 días · When he learnt that Louis had divided his army, William Marshal gambled on defeating the rebels in a single battle. William marched north and attacked Lincoln on 20 May; entering through a side gate, he took the city in a sequence of fierce street battles and sacked the buildings. 
27 de nov. de 2023 · Translation So he went away and stayed two years, without returning during that time. In Palestine he showed himself to be so generous, he performed so many feats of bravery and valour, so many fine deeds that no man before had performed so many, even if he had lived there for seven years.
Hace 2 días · He was a colonel by 1796 and saw action in the Netherlands and in India, where he fought in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War at the Battle of Seringapatam. He was appointed governor of Seringapatam and Mysore in 1799 and, as a newly appointed major-general, won a decisive victory over the Maratha Confederacy at the Battle of Assaye in 1803.
1 de dic. de 2023 · Under scrutiny and increasingly out of touch, the regime of Peter des Roches was dealt a fatal blow in 1234, when it was implicated in the death of Richard Marshal, son of King Henry’s former regent, William Marshal.
Hace 1 día · Leipzig ... 8 Sixth Coalition: France 1814:... Paris ... 9 Hundred Days 1815:... Waterloo ... The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of conflicts fought between the First French Empire under Napoleon (1804–1815) and a fluctuating array of European coalitions.
Hace 1 día · The capture of rebel leader Field Marshal Dedan Kimathi on 21 October 1956 signalled the defeat of the Mau Mau, and essentially ended the British military campaign.  However, the rebellion survived until after Kenya's independence from Britain, driven mainly by the Meru units led by Field Marshal Musa Mwariama.
28 de nov. de 2023 · William Marshal – im Französischen wurde er Guillaume le Maréchal genannt – galt im Mittelalter als einer der größte Ritter. Zu Lebzeiten war der Ritter William Marshal ein legendärer Turnierkämpfer, der vielen anderen als Vorbild diente. Seine Laufbahn ermöglichte ihm auch einen gesellschaftlichen Aufstieg: Er diente insgesamt fünf ...