Editors. "Spain captures Ostend from the Dutch". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Spain captures Ostend from the Dutch (28 words)
Historical Context Note
After a siege of three and a half years, Ambrogio de Spinola, an Italian nobleman serving as a Spanish general, finally manages to take Ostend from the Dutch.15603 Spain captures Ostend from the Dutch 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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