Alba - General and Servant to the Crown, ed. Maurits Ebben, Margriet Lacy-Bruijn and Rolof van Hövell tot Westerflier.
An excellent multi-national and multi-author study of Fernando
Alvarez de Toledo, duke of Alba, one of the most important Spanish
leaders of the sixteenth century, and famous for his failure to put
down the early stages of the Dutch Revolt.
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