Definition of Battle of Ivry

1. Noun. A battle (1590) in which the Huguenots under Henry IV defeated the Catholics under the duke of Mayenne.

Exact synonyms: Ivry, Ivry La Bataille
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Ivry

battle of Austerlitz
battle of Boyne
battle of Brunanburh
battle of Bunker Hill
battle of Caporetto
battle of Chattanooga
battle of Chickamauga
battle of Cowpens
battle of Crecy
battle of Cunaxa
battle of Cynoscephalae
battle of Hastings
battle of Hohenlinden
battle of Ipsus
battle of Issus
battle of Ivry (current term)
battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing

Literary usage of Battle of Ivry

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1. History of the United Netherlands, from the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1900)
"... aggrandizement—Projected invasion of France —Internal condition of France—Character of Henry of Navarre— Preparation for action—battle of Ivry—Victory ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"... Still is the story told, How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old. THE battle of Ivry [Henry the Fourth, on his accession to the ..."

3. The Reformation by Williston Walker (1873)
"In the battle of Ivry, on the 14th of March, 1590, he gained a brilliant victory, which was chiefly due to his personal valor. The strategy of Alexander of ..."

4. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1877)
"A mutiny in Henry's army after the battle of Ivry—Dissipation of the finances, ... THE same day that the king gained the battle of Ivry, his party also ..."

5. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes by Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"Oh ! was there ever such a knight, in friendship or in war, As our Sovereign Lord King Henry, the Soldier of Navarre ! LORD MACAULAY: battle of Ivry. ..."

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