tinchebray

#Onthisday in history the battle of Tinchebray was fought, 28th September 1106 A.D. in the area of Tinchebray, in France, Normandy. Between the invading force lead by King Henry I of England and his older brother Robert Curthose the duke of Normandy, Henry and his knights won a quick and decisive victory while capturing Robert, Henry had imprisoned him in England at Devizes castle and then moved him to Wales until his death In Cardiff Castle.

While Henry Invaded Normandy in the year of 1105 A.D. while taking Bayeux and Caen. He broke off the campaign because of political problems which arose from Investiture Controversy when these issues were sorted, he returned in 1106 to continue his campaigns in Normandy.

 

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