In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear more of the ridiculous stories that came out of the Eighty Years’ War, including a sixteenth-century Trojan Horse story, the establishment of the Dutch East India Company, and the only time in history a Spanish treasure fleet was ever captured.
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Image: Snayers, Peter. The Archduchess Isabella at the Siege of Breda. Oil on canvas. 1628. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain. Via Wikimedia.