Battle of Nieuport

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Historical Context Note

Maurice of Nassau, Stadtholder of the United Provinces, gains victory at the Battle of Nieuport. With an army including English volunteers led by Sir Francis Vere, he defeats the Spanish and Italian troops of Archduke Albert, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands.
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Editors. "Battle of Nieuport". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15560, accessed 30 July 2014.]