Editors. "An English army sets off to aid the Elector Palatine". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15914, accessed 08 December 2016.]
An English army sets off to aid the Elector Palatine (53 words)
Historical Context Note
German military commander Count Mansfeld leaves Dover with 12 000 English troops to aid the Elector Palatine. Louis XIII refuses to allow this force to land on French soil, so it lands instead in Holland. However, James I of England refuses to allow his men to aid the Dutch in defending Breda against the Spanish.15914 An English army sets off to aid the Elector Palatine 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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.