Editors. "William of Orange endorses the 'Beggars of the Sea'". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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William of Orange endorses the 'Beggars of the Sea' (27 words)
Historical Context Note
William of Orange begins issuing letters of marque to a group of rebel nobles known as the 'Beggars of the Sea', authorizing them to plunder Spanish ships.15093 William of Orange endorses the 'Beggars of the Sea' 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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