Spain takes Breda from the Dutch (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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

Context

The city of Breda is captured by Spanish commander Ambrogio Spinola after a siege of eleven months, having been captured for the Dutch by Maurice of Nassau in 1598.

Citation:
Editors. "Spain takes Breda from the Dutch". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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