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1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs Flemish Butchers Weavers Defeat

1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs Flemish Butchers Weavers Defeat


Dante, the European Cloth Trade, and the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2018)

The Flemish footsoldiers and the French cavalry staking out their positions at Courtrai, Giovanni Villani, Nuova Cronica, ms. Chigiano L VIII 296, Bibl.

Battle of the Golden Spurs

The Battle of the Golden Spurs

The Battle of the Golden Spurs: Medieval Wars | via @learninghistory

A mural painting depicting the Flemish victory at the Battle of the Golden Spurs (1302

In response, King Philip of France summoned those who owed him feudal service - including Flemish knights - and marched north to 'chastise' the Flemings.

The Battle before Roussillon's Castle, Loyset Liédet, Flemish, active about 1448 - 1478

BATTLE OF BOUVINES Philippe-Auguste soundly defeats a coalition of German, Flemish and English

The guilds of Bruges/Brugge, supported by some Flemish knights (the "vast majority" according to historian J.F. Verbruggen) joined the guilds.

Flemish insurgents murdering French patricians during the Matins of Bruges in 1299, Giovanni Villani, Nuova Cronica, ms. Chigiano L VIII 296, Bibl.

Battle Of Courtrai

Battle of Roosebeke

For those of you unfamiliar with the battle and the events leading up to it, I recommend the books I cited in my posting one year ago.

The Flemish defeat Robert d'Artois at Courtrai - known as the Battle of the

Giotto di Bondone, Saint Francis Giving his Mantle to a Poor Man, 1295, Upper Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi. Wikimedia Commons

Battle of the Golden Spurs - The Flemish infantry pictured in the Florentine Nuova Cronica

The Battle of Mons-en-Pévèle was fought on 18 August 1304 between the French and the Flemish. The French were led by King Philip IV "the Fair" in person.

A mural painting depicting the Flemish victory at the Battle of the Golden Spurs (1302

The Battle of the Golden Spurs in Villani's Cronica

Battle of the Golden Spurs, 1302 between 1836 and 1845. 924 Nicaise de Keyser04

William of Jülich was one of the Flemish noblemen that opposed the annexation policies of the French king Philip IV – together with Pieter de Coninck.

Jan van Eyck, central panel of the Ghent altarpiece known as The Lamb of God or The Adoration of the Lamb (ca. 1430-32). Wikimedia Commons

The outcome was not expected to be favorable to the Flemish. They fought as men whose backs were against the wall. Which in a very real sense they were, ...

Pieter de Coninck

'Battle of the Spurs' - The French defeated at Guinegatte by invading allies.

Giotto di Bondone, Renunciation of Worldly Goods, 1295, Upper Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi. Wikimedia Commons

The Battle of Aljubarrota, Master of the Soane Josephus (Flemish, active about 1475

Count of Flanders (1251-1305)

Matins of Bruges

... north of the Scheldt west to the Rhine, south to what is now France and west as far as Calais. They were trying to live the idea: "Vlaanderen, ...

Helot farm labourers, The First Messenian War lasted from 743 BC to 724 BC. Sparta at the time prior to conquest dealt with overpopulation in the ...

Middle Ages, wars, Battle of the Golden Spurs (Battle of Courtrai),

monument to Pieter De Coninck, Dean of the Guild of Weavers and Jan Breydel, Dean of the Guild of Butchers, ...

Depicting the Battle of Golden Spurs of 1302. You can see prevalent use of the club version of goedendag.

Pieter Bruegel (the Elder) painted two “Tower of Babel”, better known is the “big one” from 1563 (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna).

The people of Leiden celebrating their deliverance by the Flemish-led Sea Beggars, October 3, 1574.

Robert III, Count of Flanders


A battle during the Hundred Years

Flanders today NOVEMBER 21, 201 2

Robert the Bruce and His Flemish Antecedents By Dr. Paul Belien

Battle of Zierikzee - Image: Battle of Zierikzee

Flag, French (Tricolore), French, French Revolution, 1789, Hat, Looking at Viewer, Moustache, Painting, Medium, Plume, Politician, Pride, Sash, Soldier, ...

Battle of the Golden Spurs, 1302 between 1836 and 1846. 924 Nicaise de Keyser03


Thanks to Trinity Collage, Cambridge) I came across some Flemish soldiers that might have been an inspiration for the Flemish Pikemen Mercenaries from ...

The Agnus Dei, Coat of arms of the Arte della lana, Palazzo dell'arte della lana, Florence, Wikimedia Commons

Courtrai Chest

Peter Paul Rubens - here on the far left - painted himself, his brother (next to him) Jan Wowerius (far right) and the famous Justus Lipsius, Flemish " ...

Willem van Saeftinghe was a lay brother in the Cistercian abbey of Ter Doest in Lissewege, West Flanders, Belgium. He fought at the Battle of the Golden ...

Man-at-arms - Armour of an early 16th-century man-at

A Flemish Inn—Playing Skittles.

Market Square

The Battle of the Golden Spurs (Courtrai, 11 July 1302): A Contribution to the History of Flanders' War of Liberation, 1297-1305 (Warfare in History) - PDF ...

A depiction of a woman holding a strand of wool on the facade of the Leuven Cloth Hall, Author's photograph




(by Igor Dzis)

Resupply during battle was necessary. Boys were often employed to run additional arrows to longbow archers while in their positions on the battlefield.

The attack of a French garrison at Courtrai as shown on the Courtrai Chest

Great War Unsolved: 7 Strange Mysteries of World War One

A romantic depiction of the mayor of Leiden offering his arms as food to the starving inhabitants of Leiden during the siege by the Spanish in the Fall of ...


Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640). Flemish painter. Defeat of Sennacherib,

Detail from the Morgan Bible f 29

Ft 2010 27

A 14th-century lanaiolo's workshop, manuscript by an unknown master, Wikimedia Commons


Located 20 miles northeast of downtown Dallas, Sachse is a small, but growing town. With a population of about 22,000 people, Sachse is a small suburb, ...


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Battle of the Spurs - Georg Lemberger, miniature for the triumph of the Emperor Maximilian

October 3, 2017 – In Bruges


Map of the Flemish and French positions at the start of the battle, with the river Leie to the right, and the castle at the top

"In its meeting held in Brussels on the 30th October 1918 the Council of Flanders appointed a Flemish Committee for the purpose of centralizing the activist ...

Bombards; Petards

Afternoon in the Parlour, by Francis Dodd, Oil on canvas, x cm (Glasgow Museums)

Froissart,Jean,Chronicler. Two English ships with soldiers with armour and lances attacking the harbour of Cadsand in Flanders, defended by soldiers inside ...

Battle Of Courtrai - Stock Image

MCS Re-enactment


(Jerusalem 1299) ~ Claude Jacquand


Man-at-arms - English man-at-arms, funerary brass c


Belgian revolutionary

... boat pics. The bridges were super low ceilings… to the point one unnamed bridge was nicknamed by Robert as “Bridge Guillotine” as if you didn't duck it ...

July is a month pregnant with historical significance for Flanders and the United States: July 4th (1776) is the U.S. Independence Day and July 11th ( 1302) ...

Groeninge Monument

Robert was born on July 11 (the date of the Battle of the Golden Spurs!) in 1274 to a Scottish family that originally came from Yorkshire England.

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