Timeline

1576-79

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1576 Spanish Fury

1576 Pacification of Ghent

1576 Don John

1576-77 Calvinist Chaos and revolution

1577 Archduke Matthias

1578 Anjou came to the Netherlands

1578 John Casimir

1579 Union of Arras

1579 Union of Utrecht

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Calvinist Chaos and revolution

  • Calvinists from north entered towns and began to stir things up. By associating Catholics with the Spanish, they gained support
  • Oudenaarde Calvinists ambushed and overtook its council and imposed own faith
  • Orange was still for a joined Netherlands
  • People rebelled against Orange and Spanish brought back
  • Grandees were rebelling against Orange’s rule and brought in Matthias

 

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