The States of Holland anticipate civil war (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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


Civil war is anticipated in the United Provinces. The strict Calvinists, led by Prince Maurice of Nassau, gather arms to oppose the Arminian Advocate Johan van Oldenbarneveldt.

Editors. "The States of Holland anticipate civil war". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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