Coordinates: 50°52′26″N 0°49′01″E / 50.874°N 0.817°E / 50.874; 0.817
|Battle of Les Espagnols sur Mer|
|Part of the Hundred Years' War|
A depiction of medieval naval combat from Jean Froissart's Chronicles, 14th century
|Kingdom of England||Kingdom of Castile|
|Commanders and leaders|
| Edward III of England
Edward, the Black Prince
|Charles de la Cerda|
|50 ships||40 ships|
|Casualties and losses|
|At least 2 ships lost||14-26 ships captured|
The naval Battle of Les Espagnols sur Mer ("the Spaniards on the Sea"), or the Battle of Winchelsea, took place on 29 August 1350 and was a victory for an English fleet of 50 ships commanded by Edward III, with the Black Prince, over a Castilian fleet of 40 ships commanded by Don Carlos de la Cerda. Between 14 and 26 Castilian ships were captured, and some were sunk, while 2 English vessels were sunk and many suffered heavy losses.
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