Editors. "Margaret of Parma resigns the regency of the Netherlands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Margaret of Parma resigns the regency of the Netherlands (42 words)
Historical Context Note
Charles V's daughter Margaret of Parma, who has acted as regent of the Netherlands for the past eight years, resigns this position to the Duke of Alva, who begins a repressive regime against the Protestant population, forcing Calvinist to flee to England.15065 Margaret of Parma resigns the regency of the Netherlands 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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