De lelie van's-Gravenhage

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Author: J.J. Cremer
Language: Dutch
Wordcount: 152,424 / 469 pg
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,045
Added to site: 2009.02.25
mnybks.net#: 23529
Genre: Non-fiction
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Lezers, die uit het op straat verhandelde slechts gedeeltelijk de ware toedracht der zaak zullen begrepen hebben, zeer beknopt bij de geschiedenis van dien dag stil te staan, en hun de oorzaak dier feestelijkheden duidelijk te maken.

Filips III, Koning van Spanje, neigde tot vrede; verscheidene beweegredenen drongen hem hiertoe, en voorzeker wel het meest de aanzienlijke geldsommen die het krijgvoeren in de Vereenigde Nederlandsche Gewesten aan den Spaanschen Staat kostten. Drie millioen, zesmaal honderdduizend kronen toch werden er minstens jaarlijks vereischt, om in de behoeften van dezen krijg te blijven voorzien.

Door de ongeloofelijke dapperheid en het kloek beleid van Prins Maurits, was het den Spaanschen bevelhebber markgraaf Ambrosio Spinola bijna onmogelijk geweest, over de stroomen tot in het hart der Vereenigde Gewesten door te dringen, en zeker was het te voorzien, dat de weinige sterke plaatsen, welke hij genomen had, niet te houden zouden zijn, wanneer de Staten van Holland, door

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