Military List Of War of the Grand Alliance Battles

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List of every major War of the Grand Alliance battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous War of the Grand Alliance battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the War of the Grand Alliance, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this War of the Grand Alliance list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these War of the Grand Alliance battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

This list below has a variety of battles, like Battles of Barfleur and La Hogue and Williamite War in Ireland, in it.
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Action at Cherbourg

The action at Cherbourg was fought on 21 and 22 May Old Style 1692 as part of the aftermath of the Battle of Barfleur which had just been fought on 19 May 1692. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Cherbourg-Octeville, France

Part of: Nine Years' War

Combatants: France

Commanders: Anne Hilarion de Tourville

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Action at La Hogue

The action at La Hogue occurred during the pursuit of the French fleet after the Battle of Barfleur on 19 May Old Style, 1692, during the Nine Years' War. The pursuing English fleet, under the command of Admiral of the Fleet Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford, destroyed a number of French ships that had been beached near the port of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France

Part of: Nine Years' War

Combatants: France

Commanders: Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford, Anne Hilarion de Tourville

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Battle of Texel

The Battle of Texel was a sea battle fought during the Nine Years' War on 29 June 1694, when a force of 7 French ships, under Jean Bart, recaptured a French convoy, which had earlier that month been taken by the Dutch, and captured 3 ships of the 8-ship escorting force under Hidde de Vries. De Vries was captured by the French, but shortly after died of wounds. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Texel, Netherlands

Part of: Nine Years' War

Battle of Bantry Bay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of War of the Grand Alliance Battles
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The Battle of Bantry Bay was a naval engagement fought on 11 May 1689 during the Nine Years' War. The English fleet was commanded by Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington; the French fleet by François Louis de Rousselet, Marquis de Châteaurenault. Apart from the inshore operations at La Rochelle in 1627–28, the Battle of Bantry Bay was the first time English and French navies had met in fleet action since 1545. The battle near the southern Irish coast was somewhat inconclusive but the French, endeavouring to supply King James II in his attempt to re-establish his throne, had managed to unload their supplies for James's Irish campaign. But although the French failed to follow up their ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Ireland

Part of: Williamite War in Ireland, Nine Years' War

Combatants: Early modern France, France, United Kingdom, Kingdom of England

Commanders: Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, François Louis de Rousselet, Marquis de Châteaurenault

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