The Duke of Alva arrests Counts Egmont and Hoorn (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "The Duke of Alva arrests Counts Egmont and Hoorn". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15063, accessed 11 December 2016.]