A Cologne printer working for William of Orange: Godfried Hirtzhorn jun., 1568-72

in Quaerendo
Restricted Access
Get Access to Full Text
Rent on DeepDyve

Have an Access Token?



Enter your access token to activate and access content online.

Please login and go to your personal user account to enter your access token.



Help

Have Institutional Access?



Access content through your institution. Any other coaching guidance?



Connect

Abstract

The report of Alva's arrival as Philip II's captain-general and the announcement that all those would be prosecuted who had had any connection with the troubles of 1566 led to a massive emigration from the Netherlands. The leader of the Dutch Revolt, William of Orange, withdrew to Germany in order to lead the rebellion from Dillenburg. In order to do this he chose a highly modern medium: the printing press, which was to play a decisive role in arousing the population to armed resistance against Spanish rule. As his collaborator in the propaganda campaign the Prince selected another fugitive, the town pensionary of Antwerp Jacob van Wesenbeke. The latter soon proved immensely active: in 1568 and 1569, on the orders and at the

A Cologne printer working for William of Orange: Godfried Hirtzhorn jun., 1568-72

in Quaerendo

Sections

Information

Content Metrics

Content Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 3 3 2
Full Text Views 12 12 8
PDF Downloads 4 4 2
EPUB Downloads 0 0 0