Battle of Mingolsheim, 27 April 1622
Battle during the Thirty Years War. Mansfeld, commanding one of three Protestant armies, attempted to prevent the Bavarian army ofTilly and the Spanish army of Cordoba from meeting. At Mingolsheim Mansfeld intercepted and defeated Tilly, but he only delayed the junction of the two Catholic armies, who were together by early May.
The Thirty Years War
, C.V.Wedgewood. Despite its age (first published in 1938), this is still one of the best english language narratives of this most complex of wars, tracing the intricate dance of diplomacy and combat that involved all of Europe in the fate of Germany.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J. (28 December 2000), Battle of Mingolsheim, 27 April 1622, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_mingolsheim.html