Editors. "Elizabeth I offers to mediate between Don John of Austria and the Dutch". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Elizabeth I is keen for a return to peaceful conditions in the Netherlands, a key centre for English exports. She therefore offers to mediate between Don John of Austria and the Dutch in finding a means of reconciliation.