Battle of Haarlemmermeer

26th May 1573
Fought at : Haarlemmermeer
Part of : Eighty Years War (1568 - 1648)
Previous action : Battle of Borsele 22.4.1573
Next action : Battle on the Zuiderzee 11.10.1573

The Haarlemmermeer was a large lake in the North Holland, which was drained in the 19th century.

The Dutch were attempting to relieve the seige of Haarlem, but were forced to withdraw after a few hours fighting.

 

Spain

 
Spanish Forces

100 warships

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Dutch Republic

 
Dutch forces

150 ships, 21 were captured

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