Brussels falls to Marshal Saxe after a siege (20 words)

Historical Context Note

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A French force under the command of Marshal Saxe takes Brussels, after besieging the city since the end of January.

Editors. "Brussels falls to Marshal Saxe after a siege". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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