Maurice of Nassau sides with Contra-Remonstrants (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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


In the United Provinces, Maurice of Nassau declares himself the leader of the Contra-Remonstrants, in opposition to Johan van Oldenbarneveldt, who champions the Arminian viewpoint as represented in the Remonstrant cause.

Editors. "Maurice of Nassau sides with Contra-Remonstrants". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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