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Tilly, Johan Tserclaes (of)

(various spellings; 1559–1632). Flemish field marshal; commander in chief RC field forces at outbreak of Thirty* Years' War; repeatedly victorious, but was defeated by Gustavus* II at Breitenfeld 1631 and at Rain, on the Lech (near its confluence with the Danube), where he was mortally wounded.

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