A French army begins the conquest of Artois from the Spanish

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Historical Context Note

Artois, then a province of the Spanish Netherlands, is invaded by a French army, who successfully complete its conquest 1640.
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Editors. "A French army begins the conquest of Artois from the Spanish". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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