Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

French fury at Antwerp (Anjou driven from Antwerp) (1583)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Antwerpen

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War    European history   

The Duke of Anjou was appointed Prince and Lord of the Netherlands. He was ceremoniously honoured in Antwerp in 1582. To increase his power he entered Antwerp with French troops in January 1583.