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Capture of Egmond (1567)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Brussel

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

Religion   

Alva, the new Regent, assembled the Council of State on September 9th 1567 to discuss the defence of several towns. At the end of the meeting, Egmond was led to another room under false pretences and captured.