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Murta con membrillo Murta con membrillo (English: Chilean guava ("Ugni molinae") with quince) is a typical dessert from southern Chile where the Chilean guava shrub is common. It is made by boiling the quince and Chilean guava berries together with sugar.
Battle of Navas de Membrillo The 2nd Hussars Regiment of the King's German Legion and two squadrons of the 13th Light Dragoons charged Neveux's troop, but the French formed the square in a wood and the attackers were put in disorder by the cork trees which protected the Imperial soldiers. Disorganized, the British light cavalry was repulsed five times by the well-directed fire of the French square. Neveux's men then managed to withdraw towards Mérida, despite the action of the British artillery arrived on the scene at the end of the engagement.
Battle of Navas de Membrillo The British suffered 3 killed and 37 wounded, in all 20 casualties in both of their two regiments. Another source gives 36 wounded. The French had lost only 2 killed and 9 wounded under the fire of the British artillery, and none against cavalry. Hill was very disgruntled by this setback because it deprives him of any chance of success for the rest of the expedition. Nevertheless, when he was informed of Hill's approach, General Dembowski decided to evacuate Mérida and join with Marshal Soult in Andalusia. Hill occupied the city shortly after and continued to progress on Spanish ground, before he finally returned in Portugal sometimes later.
Battle of Navas de Membrillo The battle of Navas de Membrillo was considered by historian Ian Fletcher, on the British point of view, "as one of the more disappointing cavalry episodes in the Peninsula". He compared this action with the combat of Barquilla (or Villar de Puerco), fight in July 1810 in similar conditions (unsuccessful cavalry charge against infantry formed in square). In the specific case of Navas de Membrillo, the good use of the ground by the French, Captain Neveux's skill and the strong discipline of his soldiers led to a British defeat, but do not questionned the behaviour of the British cavalrymen "who could not really have been expected to perform any better than they did".
Battle of Navas de Membrillo On the last days of 1812, Arthur Wellesley, Viscount Wellington, commander-in-chief of the Anglo-Portuguese army, wanted to distract the French forces commanded by Marshal Jean-de-Dieu Soult, which were occupied by the Siege of Tarifa. As a result, he ask Major-General Rowland Hill to led a raid against the French 5th Infantry Division of General Ludwik Mateusz Dembowski located at Mérida. Hill went to Spain with 12,000 men on 27 December and reached the village of La Rocca at 30 kilometers of Mérida the next day. At the same time, a small French force advanced in this direction to found food supplies. She was made up of three companies of the French 88th Infantry Regiment under Captain Neveux and a detachment of hussars, for a total of around 400 men.