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Holland - The History of the Netherlands

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Language: English
Wordcount: 130,980 / 399 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 33.7
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 466
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 7908
Genre: History
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rly Movements--Sybilla of Cleves raises an Army, which is, quickly destroyed--Great Exertions of the States-General--Naval Expedition under Vander Goes--Its complete Failure--Critical Situation of the United Provinces--Arrival of the Archduke in Brussels--Success of Prince Maurice--His Expedition into Flanders--Energy of the Archduke--Heroism of Isabella--Progress of Albert's Army--Its first Success--Firmness of Maurice--The Battle of Nieuport--Total Defeat of the Royalists--Consequences of the Victory--Prince Maurice returns to Holland--Negotiations for Peace--Siege of Ostend--Death of Elizabeth of England--United Provinces send Ambassadors to James I.--Successful Negotiations of Barneveldt and the Duke of Sully in London--Peace between England and Spain--Brilliant Campaign between Spinola and Prince Maurice--Battle of Roeroord--Naval Transactions--Progress of Dutch Influence in India--Establishment of the East India Company.

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