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The Siege of Landrecies (1543) took place during the Italian War of 1542–46. Landrecies was besieged by Imperial and English forces under the command of Ferrante Gonzaga. They were repulsed by the French defenders under the command of Martin du Bellay.[1][2]


  1. Department of Manuscripts 1844, p. 181.
  2. "Ferrante Gonzaga commanded the Imperial army under Landrecy in 1543" (British Public Record Office et al. 1881, p. 1207).


  • British Public Record Office; Brown, Rawdon Lubbock; Bentinck, George Cavendish; Brown, Horatio Forbes; Hinds, Allen Banks (1881). "Calendar of State Papers and Manuscripts Relating, to English Affairs, Existing in the Archives and Collections of Venice: And in Other Libraries of Northern Italy". H. M. Stationery office. 
  • Department of Manuscripts (1844). "Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts and plans ... in the British museum". British Museum. p. 439. 

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