Editors. "Requesens runs out of money to pay his soldiers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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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.