The Duke of Alva arrests Counts Egmont and Hoorn

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

The Duke of Alva, new Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, arrests Counts Egmont and Hoorn, who had protested against the introduction of the Inquisition in Flanders.
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Editors. "The Duke of Alva arrests Counts Egmont and Hoorn". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
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