Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Capture of Den Briel (1572)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Brielle

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War   

Several times the Prince and the Sea Beggars attempted to seize Dutch towns from the Spanish. On April 1st 1572 the Sea Beggars managed to capture Den Briel.