Count Egmont



Powerful Noble in Low Countries during Dutch Revolt. Protested Inquisition and was beheaded.

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Philip in the Netherlands  in  The Netherlands  by  Mary Macgregor
Alva's Reign of Terror  in  The Netherlands  by  Mary Macgregor
Storm Bursts  in  The Awakening of Europe  by  M. B. Synge

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Countess Egmont Entreats the Protection of the Netherlands.
 in Greatest Nations - Netherlands

In the centre of the square a scaffold had been erected
 in The Netherlands

The warning of Egmont.
 in  William of Orange