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Lifestyle around 1650 , - The picture shows fashion and clothes of the Baroque period and the time of the Thirty-Years-War. On the garden terrace you can see some spruced-up court-ladies and gentlemen. Their different styles of clothing show the transition from Spanish fashion to Baroque-style. The high society is standing above the stairs, the soldiers and a maid below them.
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Capture of Egmond (1567) Brussel, 1856 - Alva, the new Regent, assembled the Council of State on September 9th 1567 to discuss the defence of several towns. At the end of the meeting, Egmond was led to another room under false pretences and captured.
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Offering of the petition of nobles (1566) Brussel, 1856 - In 1566 Protestant and Catholic nobles entered into a treaty, the Compromis of the nobles. The treaty is aimed against the heresy placards. As a result of king Philips’s strict legislation non-Catholics were persecuted in bloody ways. On April 5th 1566 300 nobles assembled to offer the famous Petition of Nobles to Regent Margaret of Parma. The petition is not purposefully set against king Philips II but against the Inquisition. Margaret of Parma yielded out of fear for commotion.
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Knights Festival , 1965 - The picture shows a knights festival arranged by patrician youths in February 1531. In the so called “Tjost” two by tow knights run against each other. They are fully armored but only use blunt lances. In the background you can see spectators on the market-place, buildings, the city wall with colonnades and the environs of the city. The golden age of the knights was during the 12th and 13th century, but the knights festivals as sports events continued to the first third of the 16th century.
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The death of Albrecht Beyling (1425) Schoonhoven, 1856 - Between 1350 and 1490 AD, Holland and Zeeland were the stage of the Hook and Cod wars. Two groups of noblemen battled for power. Even towns chose side. Important to this war was the disputed succession right of Jacoba of Bayern. Although many Cods had entrenched themselves in the castle of Schoonhoven, Jacoba of Bayern did manage to conquer the town. Every Cod was promised safe withdrawal, apart from the castle’s second-in-command, Albrecht Beyling from Gouda. He was buried alive.
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Witte van Haemstede in Haarlem (The Flemings driven from Holland) 1304 Haarlem, 1856 - During the reign of Jan van Avennes, earl of Henegouwen, the Zealanders and Flemings conquered part of his domain, amongst which the town of Haarlem. As the image shows, the flag of Holland is displayed in Haarlem to encourage its inhabitants to fight, resulting in the defeat of the Zealanders and Flemings.
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The capture of Count Floris V (1296) Utrecht, 1856 - Count Floris V of Holland and Zeeland was also called the Peasant God. In 1296 he was probably killed by Gijsbrecht IV van Amstel, Gerard van Velsen and Herman van Woerden because in 1296 he switched from the English to the French side.
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Celebration at a German princely court in the 18th century , 1951 - The picture shows a grand princely Court in the baroque period (end of 16th/ 17th century). The depicted scene takes place in the courtyard garden where music and fireworks entertain the ceremony guests who are illuminated by the enlightend halls in the background. The ladies are wearing baroque-style abundant crinolines, frill sleeves, low-cut necklines, are carrying fans and are wearing small masks and have pinned-up, ribbon-decorated hairstyles. The men are wearing Justaucorps, vests, knee breeches, white knee-socks, buckled shoes, lace-trimmed collars and periwigs. Influences of French colonialism are obvious: a short, dark-skinned man with poulaines, golden earrings and a turban is running after a small dog.
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Renaissance: Town hall of Lucerne Lucerne, 1963 - The picture shows the town hall of Lucerne, which was built under the direction of Anton Isenmann between 1602 and 1606. The Renaissance-style building covered with an overhanging roof, representing a traditional style from the canton of Bern. In the right corner of the picture the weapon of Lucerne is depicted. The pictures shows Lucerne at a time when it had great influence in the Swiss Confederation.
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The patriciate and the estates , 1978 - The picture shows several patricians in a medieval council chamber. You can see the powerful men of the council who came together in the town-hall. The books on the big wooden table served for the registration of trade agreements. The patricians emerged from the local nobility and/ or the ministerialis during the 11th century. The council was an important institution in the towns, which they passed on from generation to generation.
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