battle of Ivry


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n battle of Ivry a battle (1590) in which the Huguenots under Henry IV defeated the Catholics under the duke of Mayenne
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In literature:

Davila's battle of Ivry is worthy of Thucydides himself.
"Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay" by George Otto Trevelyan
I think his "Battle of Ivry" is equal to anything that Scott wrote.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII" by John Lord
He won immortal laurels at the battles of Arques and Ivry, and at the sieges of Paris and Rouen.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
He was taken prisoner at the battle of Ivry, and was created Marshal of France by the Due de Mayenne.
"The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Julia Pardoe
On Wednesday, the 14th of March, 1590, was fought the battle of Ivry, a village six leagues from Evreux, on the left bank of the Eure.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume V. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Du Bartas died in July 1590 in Paris from wounds received at the battle of Ivry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
He also wrote numerous smaller poems, including one on the battle of Ivry.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
The battle of Ivry discouraged the use of lances, which were soon abolished, and under Louis XIV.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Ivry, Battle of, 218.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay