Duke of York unsuccessfully invades the Netherlands (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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


This Russo-British invasion attempted to overthrow the Batavian Republic. It was unsuccessful and their forces were withdrawn according to the terms of the Convention of Alkmaar.

Editors. "Duke of York unsuccessfully invades the Netherlands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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