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Sophie Harmansdochter (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Sophie Harmansdochter, also known as Gele Fye (1505 - 3 March 1562), was a Dutch perjurer and informer. Sophie Harmansdochter was the daughter of the Anabaptist
Joris Carolus (1,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joris Carolus ([needs IPA]c. 1566, Enkhuizen - c. 1636, Amsterdam? ) was a Dutch cartographer and explorer. He served for both the Noordsche Compagnie
Merck toch hoe sterck (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Merck toch hoe sterck" (Dutch: transl. Notice how strong) is a Dutch war song, written around 1626 by Adriaen Valerius (who adapted the "Wilhelmus", the
William Louis, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (450 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Louis of Nassau-Dillenburg (Dutch: Willem Lodewijk; West Frisian: Willem Loadewyk; 13 March 1560, Dillenburg, Hesse – 13 July 1620, Leeuwarden
Charlotte of Bourbon (680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charlotte of Bourbon (1546/1547 – 5 May 1582) was a Princess consort of Orange as the third spouse of William the Silent, Prince of Orange, the main leader
Louise de Coligny (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Louise de Coligny (23 September 1555 – 9 November 1620) was a Princess consort of Orange as the fourth and last spouse of William the Silent. She was the
Juliana of Stolberg (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Juliana, Countess of Stolberg-Wernigerode (15 February 1506 in Stolberg, Saxony-Anhalt – 18 June 1580) was the mother of William the Silent, the leader
Maarten Gerritsz Vries (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maarten Gerritszoon Vries, or Fries, also referred to as de Vries, (18 February 1589, Harlingen, Netherlands – late 1647, at sea near Manila) was a 17th-century
Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1,138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Henry (Dutch: Frederik Hendrik; 29 January 1584 – 14 March 1647) was the sovereign prince of Orange and stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht
Adriaan Pauw (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adriaan Pauw, knight, heer van Heemstede, Bennebroek, Nieuwerkerk etc. (1 November 1585 – 21 February 1653) was Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1631 to
Willem IV van den Bergh (652 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Willem IV, Count van den Bergh (24 December 1537 in 's-Heerenberg, Gelderland – 6 November 1586 in Ulft) was Stadtholder of Guelders and Zutphen from 1581
Louis of Nassau (982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis of Nassau (Dutch: Lodewijk van Nassau, January 10, 1538 – April 14, 1574) was the third son of William, Count of Nassau and Juliana of Stolberg,
Francis Vere (1,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Francis Vere (1560/61 – 28 August 1609) was an English soldier, famed for his successful military career in the Low Countries. Francis Vere, born about
Francis, Duke of Anjou (1,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monsieur Francis, Duke of Anjou and Alençon (French: Hercule François; 18 March 1555 – 10 June 1584) was the youngest son of King Henry II of France and
Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1,798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexander Farnese (Italian: Alessandro Farnese, Spanish: Alejandro Farnesio; 27 August 1545 – 3 December 1592) was an Italian noble and condottiero who
Joris van Spilbergen (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joris van Spilbergen (1568 in Antwerp – 1620 in Bergen op Zoom) was a Dutch naval officer. Joris van Spilbergen was born in Antwerp in 1568. His first
Pedro Henriquez de Acevedo, Count of Fuentes (429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pedro Henriquez d'Azevedo y Alvarez de Toledo, Count of Fuentes de Valdepero (1525 in Zamora, Spain – 22 July 1610 in Milan, Italy) was a Spanish general
Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading (1579 – February 1652) was a Royalist commander in the English Civil War. He came from an established Norfolk
Jan Lichthart (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jan Cornelisz Lichthart (died 30 November 1646), also known as Johan or Johannes Lichthart, was a Dutch admiral in the service of the Dutch West India
Bernard de Gomme (758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Bernard de Gomme (1620 – 23 November 1685) was a Dutch military engineer. By some he is considered the most important figure in 17th-century English
Dirck Coornhert (759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dirck Volckertszoon Coornhert (1522 – 29 October 1590), also known as Theodore Cornhert, was a Dutch writer, philosopher, translator, politician, theologian
Maria of Nassau (1539–1599) (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Maria (18 March 1539, in Dillenburg – 28 May 1599, in Kasteel Ulft), Countess of Nassau, Katzenelnbogen, Vianden and Dietz, was a Dutch noblewoman. She
Thomas Fairfax (3,198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron (17 January 1612 – 12 November 1671), also known as Sir Thomas Fairfax, was an English nobleman, peer, politician
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (2,231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjoːɦɑn vɑn ɔldə(n)ˈbɑrnəvɛlt]), Heer van Berkel en Rodenrijs (1600), Gunterstein (1611) and Bakkum (1613)
Henry Gage (soldier) (1,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sir Henry Gage (29 August 1597 – 11 January 1645) was a Royalist officer in the English Civil War. Gage was born at Haling, in Surrey, the son of John
René de Renesse, 1st Count of Warfusée (446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
René III of Renesse, Viscount of Montenaecken, Baron of Gaesbeeck, Lord of Elderen (ca. 1580 – Liège, 17 April 1637) was a Dutch nobleman, who became the
Fadrique de Toledo, 1st Marquess of Valdueza (446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fadrique de Toledo or Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo y Mendoza, 1st Marquess of Valdueza (Naples, May 30, 1580 – Madrid, December 11, 1634), was a Spanish
Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer (877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer (1526–1588) was a wood merchant of Haarlem, who became a legendary folk hero for her fearless defense of the city against
John VIII, Count of Nassau-Siegen (439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John VIII, Count of Nassau-Siegen (Jan or Johan; Dillenburg, 29 September 1583 – Ronse, 27 July 1638) was a German nobleman and militarist of the 17th
Philip of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philip of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (17 February 1550 – 6 March 1606), Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, was an army commander in service of the Dutch Republic
Jacob van Heemskerck (684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacob van Heemskerck (3 March 1567 – 25 April 1607) was a Dutch explorer and admiral. Jacob van Heemskerck was born in Amsterdam in 1567. He is described
Philip of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philip of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (17 February 1550 – 6 March 1606), Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, was an army commander in service of the Dutch Republic
Jacob van Heemskerck (684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacob van Heemskerck (3 March 1567 – 25 April 1607) was a Dutch explorer and admiral. Jacob van Heemskerck was born in Amsterdam in 1567. He is described
Philippe III de Croÿ (489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philippe de Croÿ, 3rd Duke of Aarschot, 4th Prince of Chimay, Count of Porcean (Valenciennes, 10 July 1526 – Venice, 11 December 1595), was stadtholder
Les Aventures de Till L'Espiègle (80 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Les Aventures de Till L'Espiègle is a French-East German film, based on The Legend of Thyl Ulenspiegel and Lamme Goedzak. It was released in 1956. Gérard
Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (2,947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Albert VII (German: Albrecht VII; 3 November 1559 – 13 July 1621) was the ruling Archduke of Austria for a few months in 1619 and, jointly with his wife
Rombout Hogerbeets (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rombout Hogerbeets (Hoorn, 24 June 1561 — Wassenaar, 7 September 1625) was a Dutch jurist and statesman. He was tried for treason, together with Johan
Philip Skippon (1,623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philip Skippon (c. 1600, West Lexham, Norfolk – c. 20 February 1660) was an English soldier, who fought in the English Civil War. Philip Skippon was the
De Geuzen (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
De Geuzen ("The Geuzen") was a Belgian comics series, drawn by Willy Vandersteen from 1985 until his death in 1990. It was his final project before he
Le duc d'Albe (2,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Le duc d'Albe (its original French title) or Il duca d'Alba (its later Italian title) is an opera in three acts originally composed by Gaetano Donizetti
Joos de Moor (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joos de Moor (1548 or 1558 – 18 February 1618) was a Dutch Vice Admiral of Zeeland from the 16th century. In 1603 in the Battle of Sluis he defeated a
Pompeo Targone (225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pompeo Targone (1575 — ca. 1630), son of a Venetian goldsmith, was an Italian engineer in the service of popes Clement VIII and Paul V. He built the ciborium
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (4,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, KG (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier and politician, and a key figure on both sides of the
Guillaume de Bette (470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guillaume de Bette, 1st Marquess of Lede (c.1600– 23 June 1658), Baron of Péronne, Lord of Impe, Knight of Santiago, was a military commander and diplomat
Charles Philippe de Croÿ (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Philippe of Croÿ (1 September 1549 – 23 November 1613 in Burgundy), Marquis of Havré, was a military and politician from the Southern Netherlands
Gillis Hooftman (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gillis Hooftman van Eyckelberg, (German: Ägidius Hauptmann; 1521 – 19 January 1581, Antwerp) was a Dutch merchant, trader, banker, and shipbuilder from
Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde (1,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, Lord of West-Souburg (Dutch: Filips van Marnix, heer van Sint-Aldegonde, heer van West-Souburg, French: Philippe
Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Countess Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg (born 25 September 1542 in Dillenburg – died: 18 November 1603 in Dillenburg) was a daughter of William I, Count
Charles de Ligne, 2nd Prince of Arenberg (1,674 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Princely Count Charles of Arenberg, duke of Aarschot (jure uxoris), baron of Zevenbergen, knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, (Vollenhove, 22 February
Jacobus Zaffius (493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacobus Hendriksz Zaffius also known as Saffius or Saffio (1534 – 19 January 1618), was a Catholic pastor in Haarlem. He was born in Amsterdam where he
Balthasar Gérard (1,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Balthasar Gérard (alternative spellings Gerards or Gerardts; c. 1557 – 14 July 1584) was the assassin of the Dutch independence leader, William I of Orange
Jean Vendeville (309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Vendeville (24 June 1527 – 15 October 1592) was a law professor and a bishop of Tournai. Vendeville was possibly born in Lille, the son of Guillaume
Carlos Coloma (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Don Carlos II Coloma y de Saa, knight of Santiago, 1st Marquess of Espinar (Alicante, 9 February 1566 – 23 November 1637, Madrid) was a Spanish military
Federico Spinola (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Federico Spinola (1571–1603) was an Italian naval commander in Spanish Habsburg service during the Dutch Revolt. Spinola was born in Genoa in 1571 and
Conrad III Schetz (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conrad (or Coenraad) Schetz de Grobbendonck, later Conrad d'Ursel (1553–1632) was a nobleman in the Habsburg Netherlands and in 1604–1609 the first ordinary
Philip, Count of Egmont (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Philip, Count of Egmont (1558 – Ivry 14 March 1590) was the fifth Count of Egmont, prince of Gavere and 12th and last Lord of Purmerend, Purmerland and
Louis Verreycken (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Verreycken (1552 - 23 October 1621), Lord of Impden, Sart, Ruart, Hamme was secretary of the Brussels Council of State and audiencier of the Brussels
Francis van Aarssens (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baron Francis van Aarssens or Baron François van Aerssen (27 September 1572 - 27 December 1641), from 1611 on lord of Sommelsdijk, was a diplomat and statesman
Conrad III Schetz (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conrad (or Coenraad) Schetz de Grobbendonck, later Conrad d'Ursel (1553–1632) was a nobleman in the Habsburg Netherlands and in 1604–1609 the first ordinary
Jan van Casembroot (260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jan van Casembroot, Lord of Backerzele (also Jehan de Casembroot) (ca. 1525 – 14 September 1568) was a Flemish noble and poet. He was lord of Bekkerzeel
Patrie (1946 film) (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Patrie is a 1946 French drama film directed by Louis Daquin. It was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. Like the 1917 film it is based on the play
Ferdinand de Boisschot (518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ferdinand van Boisschot (26 June 1570 – 24 November 1649), Baron of Zaventem, was a jurist and diplomat from the Low Countries who became chancellor of
Gilles van Ledenberg (967 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gilles van Ledenberg (c. 1550 – 28 September 1618) was a Dutch statesman. He was secretary of the States of Utrecht from 1588 until his arrest for treason
Maria van Utrecht (429 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maria van Utrecht (c.1551, possibly in Rodenrijs - 19 March 1629, Amersfoort) was a notable figure in the Dutch Revolt and the history of the Netherlands
Willem van Oldenbarnevelt (684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Willem van Oldenbarnevelt, Lord of Stoutenburg (1590 – before 1638) was a son of Johan van Oldenbarnevelt. He was born in The Hague, where he was baptised
Walburgis van Nieuwenaer (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anna Walburgis van Nieuwenaer (1522-1600) was a politically active Dutch countess. She married Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn in 1543. She was a
Willem van der Zaan (841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Willem van der Zaan (29 June 1621 – 17 March 1669) was a Dutch Admiral. His name is often given in the 17th century spelling Zaen. Willem was born in Amsterdam
Adolf of Nassau (1540–1568) (339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Adolf of Nassau (Dillenburg, 11 July 1540 – Heiligerlee, 23 May 1568) was a count of Nassau, also known as Adolphus of Nassau. He was the fourth son and
Jacob Dircksz de Graeff (805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacob Dircksz de Graeff (1579/1571 – 6 October 1638) was one of the most illustrious members of the De Graeff family. He was a powerful member of the States
Magdalena Moons (131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magdalena Moons (24 January 1541, The Hague – 15 June 1613, Utrecht) was famous for her role during the Dutch war of liberation, when she saved the city
Hermann Otto I of Limburg-Styrum (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hermann Otto I of Limburg-Styrum, count of Limburg and Bronckhorst, lord of Styrum, Gemen, Wisch and Borculo, and from 1640 to 1644 advocate of the imperial
Joost de Soete (176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dutch nobleman and Field Marshal who fought in the early years of the Eighty Years' War. De Soete was the third son Alexander de Zoete, knight and governor
Cornelis van Aarsens (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornelis van Aerssen (also Aerssen, Aersen, Aarsens) (1545 - 22 March 1627) was a statesman in Holland. Van Aerssen was born in Antwerp. From 1611 he was
Reinier van Oldenbarnevelt (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reinier van Oldenbarnevelt, lord of Groeneveld, (also known as Reinier van Groeneveld) (c. 1588 – 29 March 1623) was a Dutch political figure. He was born
Sancho de Londoño (33 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sancho de Londoño (1515?–1569) was a Spanish soldier and military writer. Discurso sobre la forma de reducir la disciplina a mejor y antiguo estado (Brussels
Jochem Swartenhont (380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jochem Hendrickszoon Swartenhont (1566 – 5 June 1627) was a Dutch naval officer in the navy of the Dutch Republic from the 17th century. Swartenhondt was
Catherine of Nassau-Dillenburg (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Catherine of Nassau-Dillenburg (29 December 1543 at Dillenburg Castle in Dillenburg – 25 December 1624 in Arnstadt) was a daughter of William I, Count
Janus Dousa (1,310 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Janus Dousa (Latinized from Jan van der Does), Lord of Noordwyck (6 December 1545 – 8 October 1604), was a Dutch statesman, jurist, historian, poet and
Sancho de Londoño (33 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sancho de Londoño (1515?–1569) was a Spanish soldier and military writer. Discurso sobre la forma de reducir la disciplina a mejor y antiguo estado (Brussels
Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg (3,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg (10 November 1547 – 31 May 1601) was Archbishop-Elector of Cologne. After pursuing an ecclesiastical career, he won a close
Íñigo de Borja (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Don Íñigo de Borja y Velasco (1575–1622) was a Spanish nobleman and military commander who served as governor of Antwerp Citadel. Don Íñigo was born at
Diego Osorio Villegas (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Diego de Osorio y Villegas (1540 in Villasandino – 1601 in Santo Domingo) was a sixteenth-century governor of Venezuela Province (1589–1597), the Venezuela
Petrus Peckius the Younger (579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Petrus Peckius the Younger, also known as Petrus Pecquius or Pierre Peckius (born Pieter Peck; 1562 – 28 July 1625), was a diplomat and chancellor of Brabant
Geertruid Adriaansdochter (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Geertruid Adriaansdochter (?? in Wormer – 1573 in IJpesloot near Amsterdam), was a Dutch farmer. She was hanged by Protestant farmers as a Catholic when
Manuel de Moura Corte Real, 2nd Marquis of Castelo Rodrigo (703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dom Manuel de Moura Corte-Real, 2nd Marquis of Castel Rodrigo, (Archaic Portuguese: Manoel de Moura e Côrte-Real), (1590 – 28 January 1651), was Governor
Magdalena of Nassau-Dillenburg (516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magdalena of Nassau-Dillenburg (15 December 1547 at Dillenburg Castle in Dillenburg – 16 May 1633 in Öhringen) was a daughter of William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg
Mooy Lambert (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lambert Hendriksz (c. 1550 – 17 March 1625) was a Dutch vice admiral. He is usually referred to by his nickname, Mooy Lambert ("Beautiful Lambert"). Lambert
Engelbert Maes (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Engelbert Maes (1545–1630), was chief-president of the Brussels Privy Council and Council of State from 1614 to 1630, making him a central figure in the
Antoine Brun (392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anthoine Brun (1599–1654), baron d'Aspremont, was a Burgundian diplomat in the service of Philip IV of Spain. Brun was born on 29 June 1599, the son of
Ernest of Bavaria (1,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernest of Bavaria (German: Ernst von Bayern) (17 December 1554 – 17 February 1612) was Prince-elector-archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne from 1583
Jean Richardot the Younger (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Richardot the Younger (Mechelen 7 October 1570 - Cambrai 28 February 1614) was bishop of Arras (1602–1609) and prince-archbishop of Cambrai, duke
Alfonso Pérez de Vivero, 3rd Count of Fuensaldaña (157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alfonso Pérez de Vivero (Valladolid, 1603 – Cambrai, 21 November 1661), Count of Fuensaldaña, was a Spanish soldier, nobleman and officeholder. In 1632
Ferdinand of Bavaria (soldier) (1,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
This article covers the life and career of the soldier, Ferdinand of Bavaria (1550–1608). For the life and career of his nephew, the Prince-elector of
Paulus van Caerden (728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paulus van Caerden (c. 1569 – Manila, October 1615 or 1616) was a Dutch admiral in service of the Dutch East India Company. He was governor of the Maluku
Mathieu Moulart (532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathieu Moulart (1536–1600), alternatively Moullart or Moulard, was an abbot and bishop in the Habsburg Netherlands. Moulart was born in the village of
Michel d'Esne (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michel d'Esne de Betencourt (1540–1614) was a prelate in the Habsburg Netherlands. D'Esne was born in early January 1540, either in Tournai or in Cambrai
Julián Romero (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Julián Romero de Ibarrola (Huélamo, 1518 – Cremona, 1577) was a Spanish military commander in the 16th century. He was one of the few common soldiers in
Agnes von Mansfeld-Eisleben (2,911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Agnes von Mansfeld-Eisleben (1551–1637) was Countess of Mansfeld and the daughter of Johann (Hans) Georg I, of Mansfeld Eisleben. She converted Gebhard
Pompeo Giustiniani (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pompeo Giustiniani (1569–1616) was an Italian military commander and author. Giustiniani was born in 1569 in Ajaccio. He started his military career when
Pierre Roose (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre Roose (1585 or 1586 – 27 February 1673), lord of Froidmont, Han and Jemeppe, was president of the Brussels Privy Council from 1632 to 1653, and
Maria van Reigersberch (1,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maria van Reigersberch (Veere? or Boulogne-sur-Mer?, 7 October 1589? — The Hague, 19 April 1653) was the wife of Hugo Grotius, who helped him escape in
Louis-François Verreycken, 1st Baron of Bonlez (138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis-François Verreycken (1588–1654) was audiencier of the Brussels Privy Council and first secretary of the Brussels Council of State. He succeeded his
Lancelot van Brederode (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lancelot van Brederode (died 20 July 1573, Schoten) was a Dutch general in the Dutch Revolt. He was vice admiral of the 'geuzen' or 'Sea Beggars' and a
Patrie (1917 film) (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Patrie is a 1917 French film by Albert Capellani after the drama of Victorien Sardou. The film featured Henry Krauss as the Count of Rysoor, Paul Capellani
Charles Alexandre de Croÿ, Marquis d'Havré (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Alexandre de Croÿ (1574–1624), Marquis of Havré, Count of Fontenoy, Knight of the Golden Fleece, was a military commander and memoirist from the
Joost Banckert (386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Joost van Trappen Banckert (c.1597 – 12 September 1647) was a Dutch Vice Admiral who worked most of his sailing life for the admiralty of Zeeland. He was
Aagt Jafies (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aagt Jafies or Aagt Jansdr (d. in Haarlem 2 August 1572) was a Dutch arsonist, known as an informant of suspected heresy. Aagt Jafies was a religious woman
Antoine de Lalaing, 3rd Count of Hoogstraeten (302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Antoine II of Lalaing (1533–1568), 3rd count of Hoogstraten, was a patron and nobleman of the Southern Netherlands. He was the son of the second count
Patrie (1917 film) (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Patrie is a 1917 French film by Albert Capellani after the drama of Victorien Sardou. The film featured Henry Krauss as the Count of Rysoor, Paul Capellani
Guillaume de Steenhuys (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guillaume de Steenhuys, Lord of Flers (1558–1638) was a noble magistrate and diplomat in the Spanish Netherlands. Steenhuys was born at Lannoy on 8 October
Léon-Jean de Paepe (165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Léon-Jean de Paepe (1610–1685), lord of Glabbeek, was an officeholder and statesman in the Spanish Netherlands. After serving on the Council of Brabant
Reinoud van Brederode (1567–1633) (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Reinoud van Brederode (1567, Huis ter Kleef, Haarlem, - 7 January 1633, The Hague) was a Dutch nobleman, lawyer and diplomat of the Dutch Golden Age. He
Pierre de Melun (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre de Melun (died 1594), prince of Espinoy, marquis of Richebourg, baron of Antoing, etc., was a nobleman in the Low Countries during the Dutch Revolt
Lambert Hancart (64 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lambert Hancart was abbot of Gembloux from 1557 until his death on 28 August 1578. As a member of the States of Brabant, he was delegated to present the
Henry Hexham (1,006 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Henry Hexham (1585?–1650?) was an English military writer. Hexham was born in Holland, Lincolnshire. His mother appears to have been a sister of Jerome
Giovan Giacomo Barbiano di Belgioioso (238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Giovan Giacomo Barbiano di Belgioioso or Belgiojoso (1565–1626) was an Italian commander in Habsburg service in the Low Countries and the Kingdom of Hungary
Pieter Hasselaer (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pieter Dircksz. Hasselaar (Haarlem, 1554–Amsterdam, August 1616) was an Amsterdam brewer and schepen (alderman), and one of the founders of the Dutch East
Cornelis Musius (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornelis Musius (1500–1572) was a Dutch Catholic priest and New Latin poet. He was the last rector of the Sint Agathaklooster in Delft, until hanged without
Charles de Hovyne (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles de Hovyne (1596–1671), lord of Gouvernies, Granbray, Winckel, Steenkercke, etc., was president of the Brussels Privy Council from 1653 to 1671
Jean de Noircarmes (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean de Noircarmes (died 1585), lord of Selles, was a royalist soldier and diplomat, loyal to Philip II of Spain, during the Dutch Revolt. His most important
Lelio Brancaccio (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lelio Brancaccio (around 1560–1637), Marquess of Montesilvano, was a Neapolitan commander of Habsburg armies in Italy, the Low Countries and Catalonia
Alfonso Félix de Ávalos Aquino y Gonzaga, Marquis del Vasto (200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alfonso Félix de Ávalos Aquino y Gonzaga, VIII marquis of Pescara and IV marquis of Vasto (Ischia 1564 – Rome, 2 December 1593), was an Italian noble in
Emanuel Sueyro (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emanuel Sueyro (1587–1629), Lord of Voorde, Knight of Christ, was an intelligence agent and historian in the 17th-century Habsburg Netherlands. Of Portuguese
Frédéric Perrenot (521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frédéric Perrenot (1536–1600), lord of Champagney, baron of Renaix, was a soldier and diplomat in Habsburg service. Perrenot was born in Barcelona on 3
Lope de Hoces (438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lope de Hoces (fl. 1619 – 21 October 1639) was a Spanish admiral who was killed in action at the Battle of the Downs. Nothing is known about his birthplace
Weyn Ockers (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Weyn Ockers, or Weyn Duijf Adriaen Ockersdr (died 22 June 1568 in Amsterdam), was a Dutch Protestant sentenced to death for having taken part in the iconoclastic
Juan de Mancicidor (244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Juan de Mancicidor (died before 30 May 1618) was secretary of state and war to the Archduke Albert from 1596 to his death in 1618. Mancicidor served in
François de Kinschot (179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
François Henri de Kinschot (1 May 1577 – 5 May 1651), Lord of Rivieren, Jette, Ganshoren, was a Southern Netherlandish jurist and chancellor of Brabant
Thomas Sailly (510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Sailly (1553–1623) was a Jesuit military chaplain and author of devotional writings in the Spanish Netherlands. Sailly was born in Brussels on 23
History of Flanders (4,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(the Netherlands proper) fought on in what came to be known as the "Eighty Years' War", until 1648 – the Peace of Westphalia. While Spain was at war with
List of Frisian battles (685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of battles and wars of Frisia or Friesland. The historical context is as follows: 600-734 Frisian Dukes 734-1156 Frankish rule 1156-1498
Diederik (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dutch rower Diederik Sonoy (1529–1597), Dutch rebel leader during the Eighty Years' War Diederik Stapel (born 1966), Dutch social psychologist Diederik Tulp
Jacobus Marchantius (275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacobus Marchantius (1537–1609) was a historian and poet from the County of Flanders during the period that it was part of the Habsburg Netherlands. Marchantius
Juan de Jáuregui (assassin) (609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For the Spanish painter and writer, see Juan de Jáuregui y Aguilar (1583-1641). Juan de Jáuregui (1562 – March 18, 1582) was killed trying to assassinate
Guillaume Le Vasseur (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guillaume Le Vasseur (died 1590), lord of Valhuon, was a nobleman of Artois who served Philip II of Spain as a soldier and diplomat during the Dutch Revolt
Gilles du Faing (424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gilles du Faing (c. 1560–1633), lord of Linay and Griffemont, baron of Jamoigne, was a soldier and diplomat in the service of Philip II of Spain and the
Flanders (10,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
halt their advance. On 17 August 1585, Antwerp fell. This ended the Eighty Years' War for the (from now on) Southern Netherlands. The United Provinces (the
Moses Ephraim (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Moses Ephraim (1620/1625 – before 1688) was a Dutch banker, perhaps born in present-day Germany. He was the ancestor of the Dutch Ephraim and Tilanus families
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (11,195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, KG, PC (24 June 1532 – 4 September 1588) was an English statesman and the favourite of Elizabeth I from her accession
Adriaan Teding van Berkhout (740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adriaan Teding van Berkhout (Hoorn, 1571 or 1572? — The Hague, 13 August 1620) was an eminent Dutch jurist, justice in the Hof van Holland, and politician
Cornelis van der Mijle (1,215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cornelis van der Mijle (The Hague 1578 or 1579? — November 1642) was a Dutch politician and diplomat in the service of the Dutch Republic and a regent
Philippines campaign (353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fought in the Philippines during the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands; see "Eighty Years' War (1568–1648)" at Military history of the
Catharina (988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
States Circuit Judge Catharina Herman (fl. 1604), Dutch heroine of the Eighty Years' War Catharina Heybeek (1764–1810), Dutch journalist, feminist and editor
Vorden (890 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it. House Vorden was first mentioned in 1315. In 1580, during the Eighty Years' War, it was looted and restored thirty years later. In 1976 it was restored