Maurice of Nassau defeats the Spanish at Turnhout

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Historical Context Note

Maurice of Nassau, Stadtholder of the United Provinces, defeats the Spanish at Turnhout, with the help of English contingent under the leadership of Sir Francis Vere. This victory releases north Brabant and Zeeland from the fear of further attack from Spain.
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Editors. "Maurice of Nassau defeats the Spanish at Turnhout". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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