History of the United Netherlands, 1594 - John Lothrop Motley

History of the United Netherlands, 1594

By John Lothrop Motley

  • Release Date: 1877-01-01
  • Genre: History


It was hardly probable that they would come back alive from the expedition, but they nevertheless threw some planks across the ditch, and taking a few soldiers with them, climbed cautiously up. Somewhat to his own surprise, still more to that of the Spanish sentinels, Bievry in a few minutes found himself within the ravelin. He was closely followed by Captain Haen, Captain Kalf, and by half a company of soldiers. The alarm was given. There was a fierce hand-to-hand struggle.