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Project: Across the Channel. The Spanish Netherlands as a refuge for English exiles, 1603-1660

01-JAN-05 – 31-OCT-09

Abstract
The focus in this project is on the English, who in the period from the accession of James I until the Restoration of Charles II, for religious or political reasons, fled their country and found shelter in the Southern Netherlands. It wishes to map out the English presence this region and to analyze these refugees' political objectives and actions.