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The siege of Haarlem was a episode within the Eight years war. From the years of 11 December 1572.AD – 13 July 1573.AD ended onthisday in history. The army of Philip II of Spain laid a bloody siege to the city of Haarleem in Netherlands who had the loyalties begun a major wavering during the previous summer. However after the battle of Haarlemmermeer and defeat the land relief force, the starved city later surrender and the Garrison was massacred. Never less the resistances was seen as a example of Heroic by the Orangist at the Siege of Alkmaar.

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