Spain regains Haarlem (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.


In the Netherlands, the city of Haarlem, which had been in the possession of the Calvinist rebels, now falls to a Spanish army under the command of Don Frederick of Toledo.

Editors. "Spain regains Haarlem". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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