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Encyclopedia > Spinola

Spinola is a generic name for what may be digested from press releases. In some circumstances, it relates to a specific individual who shows all the characteristics of being a Sultan of Spinola. In later years, Spinola became identified with the so-called "Holy Spinola", an expletive uttered when faced with a piece of "spin" that couldn't be digested immediately.


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Spinola, Ambrogio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (183 words)
Named commander in chief in the Netherlands by Philip II in 1605, Spinola negotiated the 12-year truce of 1609.
After the resumption (1621) of the fighting in the Netherlands, Spinola returned there and captured (1625) Breda.
Spinola died while trying to take Casale in the War of the Mantuan Succession.
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