Lewis of Nassau takes Valenciennes from the Spanish

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Historical Context Note

An army of Calvinist Dutch rebels led by Lewis of Nassau takes Valenciennes from the Spanish. However, it is recaptured by the Duke of Alva in July.
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Editors. "Lewis of Nassau takes Valenciennes from the Spanish". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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