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Today in Swiss-Burgundian Wars: Swiss infantry shatters the army of Charles the Bold at Hericourt

The last stand of Colonel Martin Schwartz, leader of 2,000 Landsknecht (German, Swiss and Dutch) mercenaries, who died at the Battle of Stoke Field, England 1487.

Stock Photo - The last stand of Colonel Martin Schwartz who died at the Battle of Stoke Field, Nottinghamshire, England 1487

Swiss mercenaries, on right with white crosses, battling their hated enemies the German Landsknechts, almost any battle during the Renaissance Italian Wars.

"Bad War" ~ Swiss mercenaries, on right with white crosses, battling their hated enemies the German Landsknechts, almost any battle during the Renaissance Italian Wars.

22 June 1476, 18 miles west of Bern in Switzerland during the Burgundian Wars, Duke Charles the Bold was decisively defeated by the Swiss Confederation at the Battle of Murten (Morat).

22 June 18 miles west of Bern in Switzerland during the Burgundian Wars, Duke Charles the Bold was decisively defeated by the Swiss Confederation at the Battle of Murten (Morat).