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Battle Name : Liége

Date(s) : 13 October 1702 - 29 October 1702

Part of : The War of the Spanish Succession ,

Outcome : A victory for Marlborough's Allied Army over French Army Garrison

Type of battle : Land, Seige


Initial sudden investment of the Liége Citadel by 50 squadrons and a similar action against Fort Chartreuse, on the 13th October. Trenches opened on the 20th and artillery opened action the next day. Late on the 23rd a practicable breach had been opened in the citadel which was successfully stormed. The Fort was subjected to heavy bombardment and the Governor surrendered on the 29th October.


The city of Liége, eastern Belgium, on the river Meuse. (Belgium)