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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 16 16 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 7 7 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 5 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 3 3 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 2 2 Browse Search
Sallust, The Jugurthine War (ed. John Selby Watson, Rev. John Selby Watson, M.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 1 1 Browse Search
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foreign troops Alba vainly attempted to enforce taxation without representation. Just then, in April, 1572, a party of the 1572. fugitive beggars succeeded in gaining the harbor of Briel; and in July of the same year, the states of Holland, creating the prince of Orange their stadtholder, prepared to levy money and troops. In 1575 1575. Zealand joined with Holland in demanding for freedom some better safeguard than the word of Philip II., and in November of the following year nearly all 1576. the provinces united to drive foreign troops from their soil. The spirit that animates them, said Sydney to Queen Elizabeth, is the spirit of God, and is invincible. The particular union of five northern provinces at Chap. XV.} 1579. Utrecht, in January, 1579, perfected the insurrection by forming the basis of a sovereignty; and when their ablest chiefs were put under the ban and a price offered for the assassination of the Prince of Orange, the deputies in the assembly at the Hague, on