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Netherlands -- History -- Eighty Years' War, 1568-1648

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Philip II letters to Alonso de Vargas

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233604377]
Identifier: Vault MSS 505
Scope and Contents 36 letters and documents, all in Spanish. They are mainly in clerical italic scripts, and all have the King's signature (29 are autographed and 7 have the stamped royal signature) with countersignatures by the royal secretaries. All items were sent to Alonso de Vargas (d. 1595), one of the most trusted and able of Philip's commanders. These documents relate to the offensive against the Netherlands revolt during 1574-76, Philip's meticulous preparations to assume the crown of...
Dates: 1574-1591