A French army begins the conquest of Artois from the Spanish (19 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Artois, then a province of the Spanish Netherlands, is invaded by a French army, who successfully complete its conquest 1640.

Citation:
Editors. "A French army begins the conquest of Artois from the Spanish". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16116, accessed 05 December 2016.]