Ghent refuses to pay a subsidy for Charles V's war with France

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Historical Context Note

Mary, Regent of Hungary and ruler of the Hapsburg Netherlands, demands a subsidy for Charles V's war with France, but the Flemish city of Ghent refuses to pay, leading to a rebellion.
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Editors. "Ghent refuses to pay a subsidy for Charles V's war with France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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