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March 15, 1311

The Catalan Company defeats...
The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece. The Battle of Halmyros, of Orchomenos, or of the Cephissus was fought on 15 March 1311 between the Frankish Greek forces of Walter V of Brienne and the mercenaries of the Catalan Company, resulting in a devastating victory for the Catalans.
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