Netherlands enforce an embargo on English trade (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.


The governor of the Spanish Netherlands places an embargo on all English trade, as punishment for England's having aided the Dutch rebels.

Editors. "Netherlands enforce an embargo on English trade". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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