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FONTENOY

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 609 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FONTENOY, a village of Belgium, in the province of Hennegau, about 4 M. S.E. of Tournai, famous as the scene of the battle of Fontenoy, in which on the 11th of May 1745 the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the Anglo-Allied army under the duke of Cumberland. The object of the French (see also
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