Place:Verneuil-sur-Avre, Eure, France

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NameVerneuil-sur-Avre
Alt namesGouville-près-Verneuilsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCommune
Coordinates48.733°N 0.933°E
Located inEure, France
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Verneuil-sur-Avre is a commune in the Eure department in Haute-Normandie in northern France.

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In August 1424 during the Hundred Years' War the battle of Verneuil was fought just to the north of the town. An English army of 9,000 men beat a joint Franco-Scottish army of 15,000 men and as a result gained control of Normandy and Aquitaine and destroyed Scottish participation in the war.

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