Hussite War

1422 to 1431
Pre-reformation struggle between the Bohemian followers of a heretical martyr and the Holy Roman Empire

Noteable Battles

1422  
Battle of Deutschbrod   Hussites victory
Fought 1422 between the Taborite section of the Hussites under John Zisca, and the Germans under the Emperor Sigismund. Zisca was completely victorious.
  
1426  
Battle of Aussig   Hussites victory
Fought 1426, between the Germans under the Emperor Sigismund, and the Taborites, the extreme section of the Hussites, under John Zisca. The Germans were signally defeated.
  
1431  
Battle of Taus (Aftermath ) Hussites victory
Fought August 14, 1431, between the Hussites, under John Ziska, and the Imperialists, under the Emperor Sigismund. The Hussites gained a signal victory.
  

Story Links
Book Links
Hus, 1373-1415  in  Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages  by  George Hodges
Sigmund  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Ziska, the Blind Warrior  in  Historical Tales: German  by  Charles Morris


Image Links


Father, into Thy hands I commend my spirit!' cried Huss
 in The History of Germany