Battle of Sluys, 1340. Artist: James William Edmund Doyle

Battle of Sluys, 1340.  Artist: James William Edmund Doyle

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Battle of Sluys, 1340. Declaring war on Philip VI of France, Edward III of England (1312-1377) began what would become the Hundred Years War with a naval victory at the Battle of Sluys. The battle saw the destruction of the French fleet, eliminating the threat of a French invasion of England and ensuring that the war would be fought on French soil.

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  1. James William Edmund Doyle, attributed to: British: Artist
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  1. King Edward III: British: King of England
  2. King Philip VI: French: King

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