Wall charts, history and European Identity

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Siege of Breda (1590)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Breda

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.; T.C. Bruining, del.; A.A. Nunnink, lith.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War   

Breda fell into Spanish hands. To regain control over the town Maurice sent a peat barge to the town in which soldiers were hidden. Upon arrival the soldiers overpowered the guards and soon the town fell to Maurice.