August 16 – The battle that wasn’t a battle – The Battle of Spurs

| August 16, 2022

August 16 – The battle that wasn’t a battle – The Battle of Spurs

On this day in Tudor history, 16th August 1513, in the reign of King Henry VIII, the Battle of Spurs took place at Guinegate, or Enguinegatte, in France. The battle wasn’t actually a battle, in that it wasn’t a pitched battle. There was supposed to be a battle, but the French knights fled the scene. […]

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