Maastricht falls to the Dutch (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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


The city of Maastricht, formerly held by the Spanish Netherlands, falls to the Dutch. The Infanta Isabella at Brussels attempts to negotiate a peace, but the war is continued.

Editors. "Maastricht falls to the Dutch". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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