The Spanish fail to take Alkmaar (21 words)

Historical Context Note

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

Context

In the Netherlands, Alkmaar, held by the Calvinist rebels, is attacked by the Spanish, but they fail to capture the city.

Citation:
Editors. "The Spanish fail to take Alkmaar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15161, accessed 09 December 2016.]