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Onward to Milan

Gregory Hanlon

in Italy 1636: Cemetery of Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738244
eISBN:
9780191801679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738244.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The adversaries recruited volunteers for the upcoming campaign. French armies were especially subject to state control, but lacked the funds to keep regiments at full complement. The ethnically more ... More


‘Lode della nazione italiana’: Italian historians on the Spanish soldiers

Cees Reijner

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:
10.7765/9781526140876.00011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Nearly all Italian historians from the seventeenth century who wrote on the Revolt in the Low Countries took the view that the war waged by the Spanish monarchy against the rebels was a just one. ... More


Narrating mutiny in the army of Flanders: Cristóbal Rodríguez Alva’s La inquieta Flandes (1594)

Miguel Martínez

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:
10.7765/9781526140876.00012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores how the mutinies of the army of Flanders were narrated by contemporary witnesses, historians and participant actors. In addition to revisiting the repertoire of collective ... More


Orange’s Spanish mulatto and other side-changers: narratives on Spanish defection during 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:
10.7765/9781526140876.00013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Defection is a considerably neglected topic in the context of the Dutch Revolt. This chapter concentrates on a selection of narrative fragments on Spanish defectors to the rebel side during the ... 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


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


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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