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The siege of Breda

Herman Hugo

The siege of Breda

by Herman Hugo

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Published by Scolar Press in Ilkley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Breda (Netherlands),
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Breda (Netherlands) -- History -- Siege, 1624-1625.,
    • Netherlands -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1556-1648.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSeige of Breda by the armes of Phillip.
      Statement[by] Herman Hugo ; [translated from the Latin by C. H. G.]. The seige of Breda by the armes of Phillip / [by] Herman Hugo ; [translated from the Latin by Gerrat Barry].
      SeriesEnglish recusant literature, 1558-1640 ;, v. 261
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1750.A1 E5 vol. 261, DH206.B8 E5 vol. 261
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152, 157, [21] p., [31] p. of plates (15 fold.) :
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4942827M
      ISBN 100859672573
      LC Control Number76370338

        "The sun over Breda" is a well written book with a thoughtful plot and character development. I enjoy books by this author because they break away from the standard formula approach so often seen in popular fiction. The history is well researched and accurate. Arturo Perez-Reverte has a particular ability to bring the past alive/5(6). "The Sun over Breda" is the third (and for the moment) last book in the Captain Alatriste-series. It deals with the siege of Breda in , when the Catholic Spanish troops under Ambrosia Spinola besieged the Protestant Dutch garrison (Diego Velazquez actually made a quite famous painting of /5(35).

      Seville, After serving with honor at the bloody siege of Breda, Captain Alatriste and his protégé, Iñigo Balboa, accept a risky job involving a dozen swordsmen and mercenaries at their command, a dazzling amount of contraband gold, and a heavily guarded Spanish galleon returning from .   The third swashbuckling adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series. Fifteen-year-old Iñigo Balboa enlists to serve as his master’s aide, and narrates their further adventures of swordplay and skirmishes, mutiny and wartime honor, as Captain Alatriste rejoins his Cartagena regiment to take part in the battles and siege of Breda.4/4(12).

      "The Sun over Breda" is the third (and for the moment) last book in the Captain Alatriste-series. It deals with the siege of Breda in , when the Catholic Spanish troops under Ambrosia Spinola besieged the Protestant Dutch garrison (Diego Velazquez actually made a quite famous painting of /5(30). In The Sun over Breda, Pérez-Reverte continues his thrilling chronicle of the swordsman-for-hire, as Captain Alatriste takes up his blade and rejoins his elite Cartagena regiment as they take part in the battles and siege of n-year-old Íñigo Balboa enlists to serve as his master's aide, and narrates their further adventures of swordplay and skirmishes, of mutiny and wartime honor.


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The siege of Breda by Herman Hugo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hugo, Herman, Siege of Breda. Ilkley: Scolar Press, (OCoLC) He made a double circumvallation of siege works, and then pierced a nearby dyke, which flooded the lower ground and hindered any attack on his position.

His intention was to starve Breda into submission. The siege of Breda book There were repeated efforts to break the siege or draw the. Ambrogio de Spinola, the Commander-in-Chief of the Spanish forces in the Netherlands, laid siege to the strategic city of Breda in August, Located in Northern Brabant, Breda, which protected the roads to Utrecht and Amsterdam, was an enclave of the United Provinces in the Spanish Netherlands.

Acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s internationally bestselling series, the saga of the swordsman-for-hire Captain Alatriste, continues in The Sun Over Breda. Fifteen-year-old Iñigo Balboa /5(12). Old map of Breda and surroundings by J.

Blaeu, representing the siege of Breda by Spinola inwith key to locations. Date of the first edition: Date of this map: Copper engraving Size: x cm ( x inches) Verso text: Latin Condition: Excellent.

Condition Rating: A References: Van der Krogt 4, ; Fauser,   The third swashbuckling adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste n-year-old Iñigo Balboa enlists to serve as his master’s aide, and narrates their further adventures of swordplay and skirmishes, mutiny and wartime honor, as Captain Alatriste rejoins his Cartagena regiment to take part in the battles and siege of Breda/5(12).

"The Sun over Breda" is the third (and for the moment) last book in the Captain Alatriste-series. It deals with the siege of Breda inwhen the Catholic Spanish troops under Ambrosia Spinola besieged the Protestant Dutch garrison (Diego Velazquez actually made a quite famous painting of the surrender of the Dutch garrison)/5(52).

Puerto de Cavite The Fifth Siege of Breda (21 July – 11 October ) was an important siege in the Eighty Years' War in which stadtholder Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange retook the city of Breda, which had last changed hands in when the Spanish general Ambrogio Spinola. Common Knowledge Events Siege of Breda.

Events: Siege of Breda. Events by cover. 2 items. show all: Works (2) Titles: Order: The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy by Peter H. Wilson: Related book awards. Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award. Helpers Luchtpint (41)., English, Latin, Book, Illustrated edition: The siege of Breda / [by] Herman Hugo ; [translated from the Latin by C.

G.]. The siege of Breda by the armes of Phillip / [by] Herman Hugo ; [translated from the Latin by Gerrat Barry]. Hugo, Herman, The story is about the seige of Breda, a Dutch fortified city, in during the Eighty Years War, with Alatriste and Balboa having been called up again and re-deployed to the Netherlands with Alatriste's "outfit", the Cartagena tercio/5.

In the midst of the Dutch and Spanish dignitaries in the foreground of Diego Velázquez’s war tableau “The Surrender of Breda,” there is a small. Velázquez's The Surrender of Breda was part of a huge decoration project commissioned by the Spanish minister, count Olivares.

Ineven as Spain was sinking ever deeper into political and economic mire, Olivares decided to glorify the image of the Spanish court by building a new pleasure palace just east of Madrid, known today as the Buen Retiro. The siege of the Dutch city of Breda in the lateth century near the end of the Hundred Years' War is the subject of this third installment in Pérez-Reverte's five-volume saga.

"The Sun over Breda" is the third (and for the moment) last book in the Captain Alatriste-series. It deals with the siege of Breda inwhen the Catholic Spanish troops under Ambrosia Spinola besieged the Protestant Dutch garrison (Diego Velazquez actually made a quite famous painting of /5(52).

Jacques Callot by The Siege of Breda is in the collecion of the National Museum of Western Art, : The siege of Breda Translated into English by C.H.G. [Captain Henry Gage]. [Ghent], folio ( x mm.), engraved title page and 15 plates (9 folding), contemporary calf, red speckled edges, slight damp-staining, engraved title slightly cropped, covers becoming detached, spine somewhat torn.

Captain Diego Alatriste is in the miserable damp fog of the Netherlands fighting the "Hollanders" and trying to break the siege of Breda. This book, like the other Alatriste novels, is narrated by his Basque mochilero/sidekick Iñigo Balboa.

Iñigo is starting to feel like more of /5(32). In the war with Spain resumed after a year period of truces. The Spanish, led by Ambrogio Spinola, had notable successes, including the siege of Breda, the old family residence of the Nassau's, in Maurice died on 23 Aprilwith the siege still underway.

Justin of Nassau surrendered Breda in June after a costly eleven Born: 14 NovemberDillenburg, County of. Callot's Siege of Breda. Bailey concentrates on the events that led to this battle of attrition, as well as on those that followed, when Spain lost Breda again a couple of years after the painting was finished.

The painting therefore acquired a mournful political significance afterwards/5. The Online Books Page. Browsing subject area: Breda (Netherlands) -- History -- Siege, -- Early works to (Exclude extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Breda (Netherlands) -- History -- Siege, -- Early works to First edition of this scarce, Spanish, first-hand account about the first phase of the Siege of Breda, a significant battle of the Thirty (and Eighty) Years' War, whose end was immortalized by Velázquez’s famous painting The Surrender of Breda (Las lanzas).We have detailed knowledge of this crucial moment in the War of Flanders, thanks to Hermann Hugo´s book, Obsidio Bredana (Antwerp, ), an engraved set of six large plates by Jacques Callot with indications by engineer Giovanni Francesco Cantagallina, who witness the siege; and Descripción de la Villa y sitio de Breda, which was published.