Parma Timeline

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  • Created on: 19-03-12 18:32

1584 – Treaty of Joinville

  • Parma diverted funds to assist the French Catholic League
  • 5.5 million crowns by 1595
  • meant he was short of money in the Netherlands

1585 – Treaty of Nonsuch (England)

  • Signed because of plots against Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth agreed to open intervention to Netherlands whereas she had previously stayed out of it
  • gave the Netherlands a leader, a governor general, her friend the Earl of Leicester
  • agreed to supply 4000 infantry and 400 cavalry
  • agreed to pay states general 600,000 florrins a month
  • not very successful

1587 – Spanish Armada (Spain)

  • Parma ordered to keep troops ready from 1587-88, mean this troops were


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