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WS Two Soldiers

The two portraits are in clothing of soldiers of that time
But I saw several soldiers but not all the same costume, maybe another regiment!


The big cities of Flanders, Bruges and Ghent, were conquered in 1584, and with the capture of Antwerp Brabant also had to believe, which would turn the whole south into Spanish again. Parma had meanwhile figured out what the best way would be to get hold of Antwerp: cut off the supply and starve the city. Around Antwerp the route between Antwerp and Dendermonde was closed. Forts and sconces were built so that trade between Ghent, Dendermonde and Antwerp would be cut off. Also, jumps and cities around Antwerp were conquered so that Parma could control the Brussels pace. Beveren was strengthened, the village of Kallo was cleared and occupied. Mansfeld and Mondragon crossed the Scheldt at Cruibeke, although the Zeeland admiralty ship tried unsuccessfully to prevent this. Parma split his army to secure the lances Lillo and Liefkenshoek. The next day, Doel was occupied, 15 July Zwijndrecht, on 17 July Herenthals. Mondragon had meanwhile been moved to Lillo. This sconce was so fiercely defended that the Mondragon took another three weeks before the redoubt was taken.

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20/10/2018 12:24:22
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