Editors. "Maximilian II is implored to intervene in the Netherlands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The Electors of the Rhine appeal to Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II to intervene in the Netherlands, to halt the advance of the Spanish Governor the Duke of Alva.