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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County of Holland
The County of Holland was a State of the Holy Roman Empire and from 1482 till 1581 part of the Habsburg Netherlands. From 1581 onward, Holland was the leading province of the Dutch Republic, of which ...
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Frederik of Egmont
Frederik of Egmont (ca 1440–1521) was count of Buren and Leerdam, Lord of IJsselstein and councilor of Charles the Bold en Maximilian I. Frederik was the second son of William II of Egmont and W...
John I, Count of Holland
John I (1284 – 10 November 1299) was Count of Holland and son of Count Floris V. John inherited the county in 1296 after the murder of his father.Shortly after his birth, after negotiations between Fl...
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William II of Holland
William II of Holland (February 1227 – 28 January 1256) was a Count of Holland and Zeeland (1235–56). He was elected as German anti-king in 1247 and remained king until his death.
He was the son o...
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Ridderzaal
The Ridderzaal ([ˈrɪdərzaːl], Hall of Knights) is the main building of the 13th century Binnenhof in The Hague, Netherlands. It is used for the state opening of Parliament on Prinsjesdag, when the Dut...
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Gerolf of Holland
.Gerolf or Gerulf (c. 850 – 895/896) was the second count of this name who is attested in the area of Friesland (which also included Holland at the time). Gerolf's main area of power seems to ha...
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Johanna van Polanen
Johanna van Polanen (also spelled as Jehenne; 10 January 1392 – 15 May 1445 in Breda) was a Dutch noblewoman. She was the daughter of John III of Polanen, Lord of Breda, and his wife, Odilia of...
Hours of Charles V
The Hours of Charles V is an illuminated book of Hours produced in Paris (possibly by the workshop of Jean Poyer) in the late 15th or early 16th century for Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. It is now in...
Floris the Black
Floris the Black was a son of Floris II, Count of Holland and Petronilla of Lorraine. He became a rebel count of Holland in the 1120s and 1130s, against the claim of his brother Dirk.Floris openly rev...
Floris IV, Count of Holland
Floris IV (24 June 1210 – 19 July 1234), Count of Holland from 1222 to 1234. He was born at The Hague, a son of William I of Holland and his first wife, Adelaide of Guelders.Floris IV succeeded his fa...
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Philip I of Castile
Philip I (22 July 1478 – 25 September 1506) known as Philip the Handsome or the Fair, was the first member of the house of Habsburg to be King of Castile. The son of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, a...
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Name of the Philippines
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Charles the Bold
Charles the Bold (French: Charles le Téméraire, 10 November 1433 – 5 January 1477), baptised Charles Martin, was Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477. He was the last Valois Duke of Burgundy.H...
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John II, Count of Holland
John II of Avesnes (1247 – 22 August 1304), Count of Hainaut, Holland, and Zeeland.
John II, born 1247, was the oldest son of John I of Avesnes and Adelaide of Holland, daughter of Floris IV, Coun...
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Arnold, Lord of IJsselstein
Arnold, Lord of IJsselstein (also known as Arnoud, 1304 – 12 February 1363) was the second Lord of IJsselstein and Stoutenburg and Schout of Amersfoort and the Eem Valley.
He was a son of Gi...
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Floris V, Count of Holland
Floris V (24 June 1254 – 27 June 1296) reigned as Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1256 until 1296. His life was documented in detail in the Rijmkroniek by Melis Stoke, his chronicler. He is credited...
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Isabella of Portugal
Isabella of Portugal (24 October 1503 – 1 May 1539) was an Infanta of Portugal, by birth, and a Holy Roman Empress, Queen of Germany, Italy, Spain, Naples and Sicily, Duchess of Burgundy etc. as the s...
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Dirk II, Count of Holland
Dirk II or Theoderic II (920/930 – 6 May 988) was Count in Frisia (west of the Vlie) and Holland. He was the son of Count Dirk I and Geva (or Gerberge).
In 983 Emperor Otto III confirmed his righ...
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Maria van Arkel
Maria van Arkel (c. 1385 – 19 July 1415) was the only daughter and heiress of Lord John V of Arkel and Joanna of Jülich. She inherited the title to Gelderland from her maternal uncle, Duke Reginald IV...
Charles II, Duke of Guelders
Charles of Egmond (9 November 1467 – 30 June 1538) was Duke of Guelders and Count of Zutphen between 1492 and his death. He was the son of Adolf of Egmond and Catharine of Bourbon. He was a major prot...
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Palace of Charles V
The Palace of Charles V is a Renaissance building in Granada, southern Spain, located on the top of the hill of the Assabica, inside the Nasrid fortification of the Alhambra. It was commanded by Charl...
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Philip II in Armour
Philip II in Armour is a portrait of Philip II of Spain by Titian, painted in 1551 when they were both in Augsburg.
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Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut
Jacqueline (Dutch: Jacoba van Beieren; French: Jacqueline de Bavière; 16 August 1401 – 8 October 1436) was Duchess of Bavaria-Straubing, Countess of Holland and Zeeland and Countess of Ha...
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Louis II, Count of Loon
Louis II was count of Loon between the end of the 12th century to 1218.He waged war against duke Henry I of Brabant for the inheritance of Albert III of Moha and the rights on Maastricht and Sint-Trui...
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Albert I, Duke of Bavaria
Duke Albert I (German: Albrecht; 25 July 1336, Munich – 13 December 1404, The Hague) KG, was a feudal ruler of the counties of Holland, Hainaut, and Zeeland in the Low Countries. Additionall...
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William II, Duke of Bavaria
Duke William II of Bavaria-Straubing KG (5 April 1365—31 May 1417) was also count William IV of Holland, count William VI of Hainaut and count William V of Zeeland. He ruled from 1404 until 1417, when...
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Mary of Burgundy
Mary (13 February 1457 – 27 March 1482), Duchess of Burgundy, reigned over the Low Countries from 1477 until her death. As the only child of Charles the Bold and his wife Isabella of Bourbon, sh...
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