Battle of Arronches

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Battle of Arronches
Part of Portuguese Restoration War
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17th-century Portuguese engraving depicting the Battle of Ameixial, one of the battles of the War
Date 8 November 1653
Location Near Arronches, Portugal
Result Portuguese victory [1]
Belligerents
 Portugal  Spain
Commanders and leaders
PortugalD. André de Albuquerque SpainUnknown
Strength
950 men 1,300 men
Casualties and losses
Low Very high

The Battle of Arronches was an encounter between the forces of the Portuguese Empire and of the Spanish Empire in 1653, near Arronches, Alentejo. The Portuguese, significantly outnumbered, managed to outflank the Spanish forces and defeat them badly.

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