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The Protection of Trade

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the protective measures implemented by merchants and rulers in Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam to deal with violent threats such as theft, robbery, or even outright warfare. It ... More


Introduction

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

If William of Orange's grand strategy for the Revolt was, as has been argued, frustrated by fractious provinces, wealthy Holland should get the blame. Yet Holland had a rival strategy, more workable ... More


Introduction

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book revolves round two questions. The first concerns the seemingly passive way in which Catholics responded to Calvinist aggression in the early decades of the Revolt; the second aim is to ... More


The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

James Tracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1572, towns in the province of Holland, led by William of Orange, rebelled against the government of the Habsburg Netherlands. The story of the Dutch Revolt is usually told in terms of fractious ... More


Victory in Holland; Diminishing Influence

Andrew Pettegree

in Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the participation of Dutch towns in the Dutch Revolt of 1572. The revolt caused major economic problems, particularly with the fishing trade, and thousands of people were left ... More


The Storm, 1618–49

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the Thirty Years' War. It shows that, when the Scots and then the English Protestants took up arms between 1638 and 1642 they followed the Dutch in committing to the defence of ... More


‘Catholics were not asked’: Rebellion, 1572–1585

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 Many Catholics initially supported the Revolt, but the emergence of the Calvinist Republics around 1580 forged a radicalisation of Netherlandish Catholics. They saw the ... More


A Geography Of Invention, 1500–1600

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the European political geography of invention, upon which the Anglo-Dutch-American process would draw. Much of the technology underpinning the rise of early modern Europe, ... More


Archipelagic State Formation, 1578–1783

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at how the old world ended through a sequence of republican revolutions. The Anglo-Dutch revolution of 1649–1702 was part of a broader process of Anglo-Dutch-American state-making ... More


Popular Sovereignty, Resistance, and the ‘Right to Revolution’

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘popular sovereignty’. Well before 1750 an entrenched, underground tradition existed in Germany and France, proclaiming ‘popular sovereignty’ along the same ... More


Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Judith Pollmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Mining the diaries, memoirs and poems written by Catholics in the sixteenth-century Low Countries, this book explores how Catholics experienced religious and political change in the generations ... More


Magistrate

Jan Machielsen

in Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265802
eISBN:
9780191772009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265802.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This opening biographical chapter recovers the political and social ambitions which the Delrio family cherished for their eldest son. A noble title and a string of Spanish and Netherlandish ... More


North and south: a comparison of episodic war narratives during the Revolt in the Low Countries1

Jasper van der Steen

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Revolt divided the Low Countries into two polities: the Habsburg Netherlands in the south and the new Dutch Republic in the north. Historians have demonstrated that people in the north and south ... More


Introduction: Early Modern War Narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The objective of this introduction is to bring the more historical outlook on war and the cultural perspective closer together by introducing the concept of the often overlooked ‘episodic ... More


Church at the Crossroads: The Reformed in the Dutch Republic

Freya Sierhuis

in The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749738
eISBN:
9780191814037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749738.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 1 gives an overview of the history and development of the Reformed Church in the Dutch Republic, from its establishment during the days of the Revolt to the controversies over religious ... More


‘Lode della nazione italiana’: Italian historians on the Spanish soldiers

Cees Reijner

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Nearly all Italian historians from the seventeenth century who wrote on the Revolt in the Low Countries took the view that the war waged by the Spanish monarchy against the rebels was a just one. ... More


The Dutch Republic and the Spanish Empire

Matthew Kroenig

in The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy versus Autocracy from the Ancient World to the U.S. and China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190080242
eISBN:
9780190080273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080242.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Dutch Republic’s revolt and war of independence against the Spanish Empire. In the spate of less than a century, from 1581 to 1648, the Dutch Republic went from a tiny ... More


The year of the Furies: military correspondence around the Sack of Antwerp (1576)

Beatriz Santiago Belmonte

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In this chapter Beatriz Santiago Belmonte looks at one of the most chaotic years of the Revolt. In March 1576, the death of Governor General Luis de Requesens created a power vacuum that would worsen ... More


Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel, Leonor Álvarez Francés, and Beatriz Santiago Belmonte (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the sixteenth century, many different stories on the Revolt in the Low Countries spread throughout Europe, written by very different authors with very different intentions. Over time this plethora ... More


How a defeat became a victory: the siege of Ostend in contemporary Dutch war coverage and post-war chronicles (1601–15)

Werner Thomas

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The siege of Ostend was undoubtedly one of the most stirring episodes of the Revolt in the Low Countries. From July 1601 to September 1604, an army of about 20,000 royal troops continuously ... More


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