Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

J. van Oldenbarneveld given notice of his death sentence (1619)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Regents and monarchs

Scene of action:

's-Gravenhage

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War    Religion   

The Netherlands were governed by J. van Oldenbarneveld (politics) and Maurice of Orange (army). During the Twelve Year Truce, Maurice also meddled with politics, which caused difference of opinions. Maurice had Van Oldenbarneveld captured under the pretence of treason and finally beheaded.