|Siege of Deventer (1591)|
|Part of the Eighty Years' War|
Attack on the Zandpoort.
Kingdom of England
|Spanish garrison (Germans and Walloons)|
|Commanders and leaders|
Maurice of Nassau|
|Herman van den Bergh|
9,000 infantry |
The Siege of Deventer was a siege of the city of Deventer from 1 to 10 June 1591 during the Eighty Years' War by Dutch troops under Maurice of Nassau in an attempt to retake it from its Spanish garrison, commanded by Herman van den Bergh on behalf of the Spanish. The city had first been captured by the States in 1579 but lost back to the Spanish in the meantime after its betrayal by governor William Stanley. The garrison put up a stubborn defence but finally surrendered on 10 June.
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