This Day in EMEMH

On this day, 391 years ago, an Austro-Bavarian army defeated the Bohemian rebels (and by extension their Winter King Frederick) at the Battle of White Mountain. Bohemia was overrun and the Catholicization and Habsburgization of the region began.

La Bohémienne (1868): Still bummed about White Mountain

Suggested Readings:
Wilson, Peter H. The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
Guthrie, William. Battles of the Thirty Years War: from White Mountain to Nordlingen, 1618-1635. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002.

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One response to “This Day in EMEMH”

  1. John Grenier says :

    Evangeline she ain’t! 🙂

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