History of War

ELIZABETH I’S EUROPEAN WARS

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“I KNOW I HAVE THE BODY OF A WEAK, FEEBLE WOMAN; BUT I HAVE THE HEART AND STOMACH OF A KING, AND OF A KING OF ENGLAND TOO”

1 BATTLE OF ZUTPHEN

ZUTPHEN, GELDERLAND, NETHERLANDS

22 SEPTEMBER 1586

 The strategically important town of Zutphen is besieged by an Anglo-Dutch army, and a Spanish convoy is despatched. An

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