Requesens runs out of money to pay his soldiers

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Historical Context Note

Don Louis Requesens, Governor of the Netherlands, runs out of money to pay his soldiers. They respond by mutinying, and military operations against the rebels are forced to halt for a year.
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Editors. "Requesens runs out of money to pay his soldiers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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