Editors. "Counts Egmont and Hoorn are found guilty of high treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Counts Egmont and Hoorn are found guilty of high treason (42 words)
Historical Context Note
Counts Egmont and Hoorn, who protested against the imposition of the Inquisition in the Netherlands, are pronounced guilty of high treason and, on 6th February, are beheaded in Brussels. Their deaths fuelled rebellious protests and helped spark the Revolt of the Netherlands.15076 Counts Egmont and Hoorn are found guilty of high treason 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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