Continued and excessive barbarity of the government Execution of Antony van Straalen, of "Red Rod" Spelle The Prince of Orange advised by his German friends to remain quiet Heroic sentiments of Orange His religious opinions His efforts in favor of toleration His fervent piety His public correspondence with the Emperor His "Justification," his "Warning," and other papers characterized The Prince, with a considerable army, crosses the Rhine Passage of the Meuse at Stochem He offers battle to Alva Determination of the Duke to avoid an engagement Comparison of his present situation with his previous position in Friesland Masterly tactics of the Duke Skirmish on the Geta Defeat of the Orangists Death of Hoogstraaten Junction with Genlis Adherence of Alva to his original plan The Prince crosses the frontier of France Correspondence between Charles IX. and Orange The patriot army disbanded at Strasburg Comments by Granvelle upon the position of the Prince Triumphant attitude of Alva Festivities at Brussels Colossal statue of Alva erected by himself in Antwerp citadel Intercession of the Emperor with Philip Memorial of six Electors to the Emperor Mission of the Archduke Charles to Spain His negotiations with Philip Public and private correspondence between the King and Emperor Duplicity of Maximilian Abrupt conclusion to the intervention Granvelle's suggestions to Philip concerning the treaty of Passau.

If that failed, Louis was to cross the Meuse, in the neighbourhood of Stochem, make his way towards the Prince's own city of Gertruidenberg, and thence make a junction with his brother in the neighbourhood of Delft. They were then to take up a position together between Harlem and Leyden.

They found themselves constantly in the presence of an enemy, who seemed to court a battle at one moment and to vanish like a phantom at the next They felt the winter approaching, and became daily more dissatisfied with the irritating hardships to which they were exposed. Upon the night of the 5th and 6th of October the Prince had crossed the Meuse at Stochem.

If that failed, Louis was to cross the Meuse, in the neighbourhood of Stochem, make his way towards the Prince's own city of Gertruidenberg, and thence make a junction with his brother in the neighbourhood of Delft. They were then to take up a position together between Harlem and Leyden.

Continued and excessive barbarity of the government Execution of Antony van Straalen, of "Red Rod" Spelle The Prince of Orange advised by his German friends to remain quiet Heroic sentiments of Orange His religious opinions His efforts in favor of toleration His fervent piety His public correspondence with the Emperor His "Justification," his "Warning," and other papers characterized The Prince, with a considerable army, crosses the Rhine Passage of the Meuse at Stochem He offers battle to Alva Determination of the Duke to avoid an engagement Comparison of his present situation with his previous position in Friesland Masterly tactics of the Duke Skirmish on the Geta Defeat of the Orangists Death of Hoogstraaten Junction with Genlis Adherence of Alva to his original plan The Prince crosses the frontier of France Correspondence between Charles IX. and Orange The patriot army disbanded at Strasburg Comments by Granvelle upon the position of the Prince Triumphant attitude of Alva Festivities at Brussels Colossal statue of Alva erected by himself in Antwerp citadel Intercession of the Emperor with Philip Memorial of six Electors to the Emperor Mission of the Archduke Charles to Spain His negotiations with Philip Public and private correspondence between the King and Emperor Duplicity of Maximilian Abrupt conclusion to the intervention Granvelle's suggestions to Philip concerning the treaty of Passau.

They found themselves constantly in the presence of an enemy, who seemed to court a battle at one moment and to vanish like a phantom at the next They felt the winter approaching, and became daily more dissatisfied with the irritating hardships to which they were exposed. Upon the night of the 5th and 6th of October the Prince had crossed the Meuse at Stochem.

If that failed, Louis was to cross the Meuse, in the neighbourhood of Stochem, make his way towards the Prince's own city of Gertruidenberg, and thence make a junction with his brother in the neighbourhood of Delft. They were then to take up a position together between Harlem and Leyden.

Continued and excessive barbarity of the government Execution of Antony van Straalen, of "Red Rod" Spelle The Prince of Orange advised by his German friends to remain quiet Heroic sentiments of Orange His religious opinions His efforts in favor of toleration His fervent piety His public correspondence with the Emperor His "Justification," his "Warning," and other papers characterized The Prince, with a considerable army, crosses the Rhine Passage of the Meuse at Stochem He offers battle to Alva Determination of the Duke to avoid an engagement Comparison of his present situation with his previous position in Friesland Masterly tactics of the Duke Skirmish on the Geta Defeat of the Orangists Death of Hoogstraaten Junction with Genlis Adherence of Alva to his original plan The Prince crosses the frontier of France Correspondence between Charles IX. and Orange The patriot army disbanded at Strasburg Comments by Granvelle upon the position of the Prince Triumphant attitude of Alva Festivities at Brussels Colossal statue of Alva erected by himself in Antwerp citadel Intercession of the Emperor with Philip Memorial of six Electors to the Emperor Mission of the Archduke Charles to Spain His negotiations with Philip Public and private correspondence between the King and Emperor Duplicity of Maximilian Abrupt conclusion to the intervention Granvelle's suggestions to Philip concerning the treaty of Passau.

Continued and excessive barbarity of the government Execution of Antony van Straalen, of "Red Rod" Spelle The Prince of Orange advised by his German friends to remain quiet Heroic sentiments of Orange His religious opinions His efforts in favor of toleration His fervent piety His public correspondence with the Emperor His "Justification," his "Warning," and other papers characterized The Prince, with a considerable army, crosses the Rhine Passage of the Meuse at Stochem He offers battle to Alva Determination of the Duke to avoid an engagement Comparison of his present situation with his previous position in Friesland Masterly tactics of the Duke Skirmish on the Geta Defeat of the Orangists Death of Hoogstraaten Junction with Genlis Adherence of Alva to his original plan The Prince crosses the frontier of France Correspondence between Charles IX. and Orange The patriot army disbanded at Strasburg Comments by Granvelle upon the position of the Prince Triumphant attitude of Alva Festivities at Brussels Colossal statue of Alva erected by himself in Antwerp citadel Intercession of the Emperor with Philip Memorial of six Electors to the Emperor Mission of the Archduke Charles to Spain His negotiations with Philip Public and private correspondence between the King and Emperor Duplicity of Maximilian Abrupt conclusion to the intervention Granvelle's suggestions to Philip concerning the treaty of Passau.

Then, after hovering in apparent uncertainty about the territories of Juliers and Limburg, he suddenly, on a bright moonlight night, crossed the Meuse with his whole army, in the neighbourhood of Stochem. The operation was brilliantly effected.