The Dutch Revolt and Catholic Exile in Reformation Europe

The Dutch Revolt and Catholic Exile in Reformation Europe (Paperback)

The Dutch Revolt and Catholic Exile in Reformation Europe

A portrait of William Of Orange. By Adriaen Thomasz Key, 1580. Also widely known as William the Silent, main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in 1648. Born in the House of Nassau as Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, became Prince of Orange in 1544.Founder of the branch House of Orange-Nassau, ancestor of the monarchy of the Netherlands.

A portrait of William Of Orange. By Adriaen Thomasz Key, 1580. Also widely known as William the Silent, main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in 1648. Born in the House of Nassau as Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, became Prince of Orange in 1544.Founder of the branch House of Orange-Nassau, ancestor of the monarchy of the Netherlands.

Charlotte of Bourbon (1546/1547 – 5 May 1582), was the fourth daughter of Louis, Duke of Montpensier and Jacqueline de Longwy, Countess of Bar-sur-Seine. She was the third wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange, the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish.

Charlotte of Bourbon (1546/1547 – 5 May 1582), was the fourth daughter of Louis, Duke of Montpensier and Jacqueline de Longwy, Countess of Bar-sur-Seine. She was the third wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange, the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish.

Philip II of Spain,1554 – 1598, Anthonis Mor.  (sender of the  Spanish Armada)

Portrait of Philip II on Saint Quentin's Day, 1560

Philip II of Spain,1554 – 1598, Anthonis Mor. (sender of the Spanish Armada)

Dutch Sea Beggars medal Translation: Rather Turkish than Papist -- In Spite of the Mass

Dutch Sea Beggars medal Translation: Rather Turkish than Papist -- In Spite of the Mass

William of Orange,Prince of Orange and Stadholder of the Spanish Netherlands along with being the leader of the Dutch Revolt

William of Orange,Prince of Orange and Stadholder of the Spanish Netherlands along with being the leader of the Dutch Revolt

The beginning of the campaign season of 1600 brought orders from the Estates-General for Maurice to move his forces down the coast to take the city of Nieupoort. Maurice had little confidence in this plan but was obliged to obey.

The beginning of the campaign season of 1600 brought orders from the Estates-General for Maurice to move his forces down the coast to take the city of Nieupoort. Maurice had little confidence in this plan but was obliged to obey.

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