Nieuwe Tijdinghe wt Diest, hoe dat 40. Geusen Ruyters gheslaghen zijn gheworden, ende de rest Ghevanghen. Met noch Tijdinghe wt Trier, hoe datter van Mansfeldts volck over de vier duysent zijn gheslaghen.

(New Reports from Diest, how 40 Gueux horsemen were defeated, and the rest Captured. With news from Trier, how over 4,000 of Mansfeld's troops have been defeated.)

Printed Antwerp: Abraham Verhoeven, 4 March 1622


Cologne, 1622Edit

  • Spaniards moving to take Monyau. Siegeworks round Julich being levelled.

Cologne, 18 February 1622Edit

  • Henry van den Berghe crossed the Rhine from 14 to 15 February with 8,000 infantry and 2,000 cavalry, all picked men, to reinfoce the Elector's troops. Count Aenholt has taken 4,000 foot and 1,200 horse from the Palatinate over the Main to counter the Mad Calvinist Bishop*. The encirclement of Papenbril is complete.

Trier, 20 February 1622Edit

  • Mansfeld still strengthening himself at Hagenau. Archduke Leopold’s musketeers saved Elsas Saberen from Mansfelders. Attacks on Saberen and elsewhere cost Mansfeld 4,000 men. Leopold equipping himself.

Diest, 26 February 1622Edit

  • Forty Dutch cavalrymen entered South bearing false liveries to plunder peasants and rob churches, all killed or captured.

Paris, 20 February 1622Edit

  • King preparing large force for Languedoc, Montauban. Walls of the Huguenot towns Clerac, Merac and Tonin have been dismantled, they are now villages.
  • Lorrainer Marquis d'Elboeuf has taken a principal stronghold from the Huguenot Marquis de la Force.

Poland, 5 February 1622Edit

  • The King and all the nobility decided unanimously to oppose the pretended King of Sweden, who has subjugated all of Finland. The decision is due to the Heretic Usurper interrupting Poland's struggle against the Turk for the benefit all Christendom. The King Sweden is to be yet another Winter King.

Flanders, 25 February 1622Edit

  • Fortifications at Geul before Sluis progressing. Marquis Spinola expected hourly. *On 26 February, Spinola arrived in Bruges by boat from Ghent with a large retinue. On 27 February he arrived at the army before Sluis, where he was greeted with many salvoes.


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Bibliographical informationEdit

Brussels, Royal Library Albert I