Battle of Sablat
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The Battle of Sablat or Záblatí occurred on 10 June 1619, during the Bohemian period of the Thirty Years' War. The battle was fought between a Roman Catholic Imperial army led by Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy and the Protestant army of Ernst von Mansfeld.
|Battle of Sablat|
|Part of the Thirty Years War|
|Bohemia||Holy Roman Empire|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Ernst von Mansfeld||Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy|
|Casualties and losses|
|1,500 dead or wounded||650|
When Mansfeld was on his way to reinforce general Hohenloe, who was besieging Budějovice (German: Budweis), Buquoy intercepted Mansfeld near the small village of Záblatí (German: Sablat), about 25 km (16 mi) km NW of Budějovice, and brought him to battle. Mansfeld suffered defeat, losing at least 1,500 infantry and his baggage train. As a result, the Bohemians had to lift the siege of Budějovice.
- Parker, Geoffrey. The Thirty Years' War, (London/New York: Routledge, 1984. ISBN 0-415-02534-6). 340 pages.
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