Don John of Austria seizes Namur

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Don John of Austria seizes the city of Namur, since his plan to attempt an invasion of England has failed. He had intended to depose Elizabeth I, rescue Mary Queen of Scots and marry her, making himself King of Scotland and England.
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Editors. "Don John of Austria seizes Namur". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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