Dutch capture New York (25 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


New York City was temporarily taken from British rule by the Dutch in 1673, during the third Anglo-Dutch War. By 1674 it had returned to British rule.

Editors. "Dutch capture New York". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2630, accessed 24 October 2016.]