The 17th Century saw three major Anglo-Dutch Wars. These wars were the collision of two empires to determine each country’s share of world trade and national wealth. These Anglo-Dutch Wars short docs explore why the English and Dutch, allies before 1650 and after 1680, fought these destructive wars.
Gijs Rommelse on: The Treaty of Westminster, 1654
Gijs Rommelse, Professor at the Netherlands Institute of Military History, explains the stipulations of the Treaty of Westminster (1654), the peace treaty which ended the First Anglo-Dutch War.