The attack was bravely repulsed, and the peshwa immediately fled from his capital.
The Tuscan contingent fought bravely, if unsuccessfully, at Curtatone and Montanara.
The Mahrattas bravely encountered him at Panipat near Delhi in 1761, and were decisively defeated.
The fortress was bravely defended, and the siege was raised on the approach of succour from the allied cities.
El Motamid, who had fought bravely, was weak enough to order his sons to surrender the fortresses they still held, in order to save his own life.