United Provinces take Bois-le-Duc from the Spanish (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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


The United Provinces, aided by French troops, seize the town of Bois-le-Duc from the Spanish Netherlands. Dutch troops also fight against the Spanish in the Palatinate.

Editors. "United Provinces take Bois-le-Duc from the Spanish". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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