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.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic
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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. ..."