The Earl of Leicester returns to his command in the Netherlands (34 words)

Historical Context Note

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

Context

Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, returns to his command in the Netherlands. This time, however, he does not act as Governor, having been forced by Elizabeth I to renounce his acceptance of this post.

Citation:
Editors. "The Earl of Leicester returns to his command in the Netherlands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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