Battle of Castelo Rodrigo

Local nameBatalla de Castelo Rodrigo
LocationFigueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Portugal

The Battle of Castelo Rodrigo, also known as the Battle of Salgadela, was fought on 7 July 1664, near Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, between Spanish and Portuguese as part of the Portuguese Restoration War.

After a number of skirmishes, the Duke of Osuna attacked the castle of Castelo Rodrigo with 7,000 men and 9 pieces of artillery.

The castle was only defended by 150 Portuguese.

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Castelo Rodrigo @ Vitor Oliveira

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Address 6440, Portugal

Coordinates 40°51'59.899" N -6°57'0.443" E

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