Ghent refuses to pay a subsidy for Charles V's war with France (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

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.

Citation:
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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