Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Kenau Simons Hasselaar in Haarlem (1573)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Haarlem

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War   

Haarlem had to endure a long and severe siege, from December 8th 1572 until July 12th 1573. When the situation was at its worst, she led a company of 300 women in defence of the town.