Holmes's Bonfire (17 words)

Historical Context Note

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


Robert Holmes burnt about 150 ships in Vlie, a Dutch port, and then sacked the Dutch town, West-Terschelling.

Editors. "Holmes's Bonfire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2606, accessed 28 October 2016.]