Burgundian Circle
The Burgundian Circle (German: Burgundische Kreis, Dutch: Bourgondische Kreits, French: Cercle de Bourgogne) was an Imperial Circle of the Holy Roman Empire created in 1512 and significant...
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Seventeen Provinces - 1555 map
Map of the Seventeen Provinces (1555)
List of Governors of the Habsburg Netherlands
The Governor (Dutch: Landvoogd) or Governor-General (Gouverneur-Generaal) ruled the Habsburg Netherlands as a representative of the Counts of Burgundy (until 1549), the Kings of Castile (1556-1706...
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Seventeen Provinces
The Seventeen Provinces was a term applied to the Imperial states of the Habsburg Netherlands in the 15th and 16th century. They roughly covered the Low Countries, i.e. the current Netherlands, Belgiu...
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County of Artois
The County of Artois (French: comté d'Artois, Dutch: graafschap Artesië) was an historic province of the Kingdom of France, held by the Dukes of Burgundy from 1384 until 1477/82, and a state o...
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Duchy of Brabant
The Duchy of Brabant was a State of the Holy Roman Empire established in 1183. It developed from the Landgraviate of Brabant and formed the heart of the historic Low Countries, part of the Burgundian ...
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Drenthe
Drenthe ([ˈdrɛntə]) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the northeast of the country. It is bordered by Overijssel to the south, Friesland to the west, Groningen to the north, and Germany (di...
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Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
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County of Flanders
The County of Flanders (Dutch: Graafschap Vlaanderen, French: Comté de Flandre) was a historic territory in the Low Countries. From 862 onwards the Counts of Flanders were one of the original ...
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Friesland
Friesland ([ˈfrislɑnt]; West Frisian: Fryslân [ˈfrislɔ̃ːn]) or Frisia is a province in the northwest of the Netherlands. It is situated west of Groningen, northwest of Drenthe and Overijssel, nort...
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Groningen (province)
Groningen ([ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)]; Gronings: Grönnen; West Frisian: Grinslân) is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands. It borders on Friesland to the west, Drenthe to the south, the German sta...
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Duchy of Guelders
Guelders or Gueldres (Dutch: Gelre, German: Geldern) is a historical county, later duchy of the Holy Roman Empire, located in the Low Countries.
The duchy was named after the town of Geldern (Geld...
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County of Hainaut
The County of Hainaut (French: Comté de Hainaut, Dutch: Graafschap Henegouwen; German: Grafschaft Hennegau), sometimes given the archaic spelling Hainault, was a historical lordship withi...
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Count of Holland
The Counts of Holland ruled over the County of Holland in the Low Countries between the 10th and the 16th century.
The first count of Holland, Dirk I, was the son or foster-son of Gerolf, Count in...
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Duchy of Limburg
The Duchy of Limburg or Limbourg was a state of the Holy Roman Empire. Its main territory including the capital Limbourg is today located within the Belgian province of Liège, with a small part in the...
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Duchy of Luxembourg
The Duchy of Luxembourg (Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerg, German: Luxemburg) was a state of the Holy Roman Empire, the ancestral homeland of the noble House of Luxembourg. The House of Luxemburg, no...
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Lordship of Mechelen
The Lordship of Mechelen was until 1795 a small independent Lordship in the Low Countries, consisting of the city of Mechelen and some surrounding villages. In the early Middle Ages, it was part of th...
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Counts of Namur
The following is a list of Counts or Margraves of Namur. Namur was not often an independent state, rather under the dominion of other entities like the counties of Hainaut and Flanders or the Duchy of...
Utrecht (province)
Utrecht ([ˈytrɛxt]) is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country, bordering the Eemmeer in the north, the province of Gelderland in the east, the river Rhine in the sou...
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Zeeland
Zeeland (/ˈziːlənd/; [ˈzeːlɑnt], Zeelandic: Zeêland [ˈzɪə̯lɑnt]), also called Zealand in English, is the westernmost province of the Netherlands. The province, located in the south-west of the country...
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Seventeen Provinces - 1555 map
Map of the Seventeen Provinces (1555)
Philippa of Hainault
Philippa of Hainault, LG (24 June 1314 – 15 August 1369) was Queen of England as the wife of King Edward III. Edward, Duke of Guyenne, her future husband, promised in 1326 to marry her within the foll...
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Flag of Friesland (province)
The Flag of the province of Friesland or Frisian flag (Frisian: Fryske Flagge; Dutch: Friese vlag or vlag van Friesland), is the official flag of the Dutch province of Friesland.It consists of fou...
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French Hainaut
French Hainaut is one of two areas in France that form the département du Nord. It corresponds roughly with the Arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Arrondissement of Cambrai and Arrondissement of Val...
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Perkpolder
Perkpolder is a hamlet in the southwestern Netherlands, situated in the municipality of Hulst, Zeeland. It is known as a departure point for the ferry Kruiningen-Perkpolder that connected Zuid-Bevelan...
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Manuel de Moura, 2nd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo
Manuel de Moura e Corte-Real, 2nd Marquis of Castel Rodrigo, (Portuguese: Dom Manoel de Moura e Côrte-Real), (1590 – 28 January 1651), was Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1644 to ...
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