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North and south: a comparison of episodic war narratives during the Revolt in the Low Countries1

Jasper van der Steen

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Revolt divided the Low Countries into two polities: the Habsburg Netherlands in the south and the new Dutch Republic in the north. Historians have demonstrated that people in the north and south ... More


Introduction: Early Modern War Narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The objective of this introduction is to bring the more historical outlook on war and the cultural perspective closer together by introducing the concept of the often overlooked ‘episodic ... More


The year of the Furies: military correspondence around the Sack of Antwerp (1576)

Beatriz Santiago Belmonte

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In this chapter Beatriz Santiago Belmonte looks at one of the most chaotic years of the Revolt. In March 1576, the death of Governor General Luis de Requesens created a power vacuum that would worsen ... More


Chaplains and soldiers: experience and narratives in the Low Countries (1567–1648)

Vincenzo Lavenia

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The long war in the Low Countries was both a testing ground and a turning point in the relationship between religion and war, soldiers and clergy. Here, a permanent chaplaincy for the pastoral care ... More


Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel, Leonor Álvarez Francés, and Beatriz Santiago Belmonte (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the sixteenth century, many different stories on the Revolt in the Low Countries spread throughout Europe, written by very different authors with very different intentions. Over time this plethora ... More


How a defeat became a victory: the siege of Ostend in contemporary Dutch war coverage and post-war chronicles (1601–15)

Werner Thomas

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The siege of Ostend was undoubtedly one of the most stirring episodes of the Revolt in the Low Countries. From July 1601 to September 1604, an army of about 20,000 royal troops continuously ... More


The fabrication of Francisco de Valdés: episodic narratives in Spanish and Dutch chronicles on the siege of Leiden (1573–74)

Leonor Álvarez Francés

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores how chronicles written in Spanish and Dutch portrayed loyalist commander Francisco de Valdés in his role of military leader during the Siege of Leiden (1573–74). Spanish and ... More


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