Editors. "The Duke of Alva arrests Counts Egmont and Hoorn". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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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.