Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

The arrival of the Earl of Leicester at Vlissingen (1585)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Vlissingen

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War    European history   

After the death of William of Orange the Netherlands were looking for a new army commander to lead the troops. Queen Elisabeth of England offered a new army leader: Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. He arrived at Vlissingen in 1585.