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A true historie of the memorable siege of Ostend and what passed on either side, from the beginning of the siege, vnto the yeelding vp of the towne. Conteining the assaults, alarums, defences, inuentions of warre, mines, counter-mines and retrenchments, combats of galleys, and sea-fights, with the portrait of the towne: and also what passed in the Ile of Cadsant, and at the siege of Sluice, after the comming of Count Maurice. Translated out of French into English, by Edward Grimeston.

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Published by Printed [by George Eld] for Edward Blount in At London .
Written in English


  • Ostend (Belgium) -- History -- Siege, 1601-1604 -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHistorie of the siege of Ostend.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 968:8.
ContributionsGrimeston, Edward.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 152, 145-224, [8] p., [2] folded plates
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18858763M

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