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1579 Map of the Netherlands indicating the Unions of Utrecht (blue) and Atrecht (yellow).

Phillip ll King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.

Phillip ll King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.

Geuzen medals tooled around 1570 with the slogan "Rather Turkish than Papist"

A Dutch crescent-shaped Geuzen medal at the time of the anti-Spanish Dutch Revolt, with the slogan "Liver Turcx dan Paus" ("Rather Turkish than Pope (i.

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“Dutch Ships Ramming Spanish Galleys off the Flemish Coast in October 1602 by Hendrick Vroom

This dapper gentleman, William I, Prince of Orange aka William the Silent, was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that set off the Eighty Year’s War and resulted in the formal independence of the Republic of the United Netherlands in 1648. In the Netherlands he is known as the "Father of the Fatherland", and the Dutch national anthem, Wilhelmus, was written in his honor.

MORO Sir Antonis Mor also known as Anthonis Mor van Dashorst - born Dutch (Utrecht c. 1517 - 1577 Antwerp) active in Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands at the courts of Europe- portrait of 'Willem I van Nassau' by Antonio Moro - .

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

For more than 800 years, most of central Europe was loosely tied together in the Holy Roman Empire, an attempt to revive the old Roman .

Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Münster, painted 1648, exhibited at the Rijksmuseum.

Bartholomeus van der Helst, Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Münster, 1648

Don Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, commander of the Spanish army

Alejandro Farnesio, Duque de Parma y sobrino de Felipe II. Otto Van Been

Princeton University Digital Library --  collection of 155 engravings from the Geschichtsblätter (History Sheets) published between 1570 and 1610 by the Cologne printmakers and publishers Franz Hogenberg and his son Abraham. The theme is the Eighty Years War (1568–1648), also known as the Dutch Revolt.

Princeton University Digital Library -- collection of 155 engravings from the Geschichtsblätter (History Sheets) published between 1570 and 1610 by the Cologne printmakers and publishers Franz Hogenberg and his son Abraham. The theme is the Eighty Years War (1568–1648), also known as the Dutch Revolt.

WilliamOfOrange1580 - Wilhelm I. (Oranien) – Wikipedia – Adriaen Thomasz

Willem I, prins van Oranje, Adriaen Thomasz. Key, ca.

Entsetzung von St. Gilles durch die Protestanten von Nimes (c 1562)

Gilles durch die Protestanten von Nimes (c

Causes of the Dutch Revolt

Causes of the Dutch Revolt

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