Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Arnoud van Gelder, carried off by his son Adolf (1465)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Towns and states

Scene of action:

Grave

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War   

Arnoud from the House of Egmond, came into office for the Gelderland government in 1423. His reign was long but very turbulent. Amongst other things, he was at war with his own son Adolf. On January 9th 1465 a reconciliation fest was held in Grave. The fest appeared to be a trick and Arnoud van Gelder was captured by his son Adolf that night.