Louis II DE LA TREMOILLE

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FrenchBorn Louis II DE LA TREMOILLE

French general

Born on September 20, 1460 in Château De Bommiers, France , France

Died on February 24, 1525 in Pavie, Italie

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He was born in Thouars to a prominent noble family of Poitou.



He commanded an army that attempted to secure Brittany for the French crown after internal revolts had weakened Francis II, Duke of Brittany during the so-called "Mad War" (La Guerre Folle). His decisive victory at the Battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier on 27 July 1488 ended effective Breton independence.

...   He was born in Thouars to a prominent noble family of Poitou.



He commanded an army that attempted to secure Brittany for the French crown after internal revolts had weakened Francis II, Duke of Brittany during the so-called "Mad War" (La Guerre Folle). His decisive victory at the Battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier on 27 July 1488 ended effective Breton independence.



He took part in several battles in the Italian Wars, notably the inconclusive Battle of Fornovo (1495) and the victorious Battle of Agnadello (1509). He suffered a severe defeat at the Battle of Novara, in which his 10,000-strong army was ambushed by 13,000 Swiss mercenaries.



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