The forces of the belligerents:
1) Spain – army, court of the Inquisition, Jesuit order;
2) the Netherlands – practically all segments of the population, especially the inhabitants of the northern provinces, united in the detachments of sea and forest gezes; support and assistance from England and the Protestant principalities of Germany.
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