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Prince Maurice at Geertruidenberg (1593)

Same place

  • Siege of Breda (1590)
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  • Een vergadering van de Nationele Synode te Dordrecht, 1619.
  • The death of Albrecht Beyling (1425)
  • Prince John William Friso drowns at Hollands Diep (1711)
  • H.M. King William II passes away (1849)
  • Meeting of princes Wilhelmina at the Goejanverwellensluis (1787)
  • De aanhouding van Prinses Wilhelmina aan de Goejanverwellesluis, 1787.
  • Franse troepen trekken over de Lek, 15 januari 1795.

Same time

  • Siege of Breda (1590)
  • Heemskerk’s hibernation on Nova Zembla (1596)
  • Op de reede van Bantam 1598.
  • De slag bij Nieuwpoort.
  • The battle of Nieuwpoort (1600)
  • The arrival of the Earl of Leicester at Vlissingen (1585)
  • Prince William I shot by Balthasar Gerards (1584)
  • French fury at Antwerp (Anjou driven from Antwerp) (1583)
  • The Union of Utrecht (1579)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Explorers and reformers

Scene of action:

Geertruidenberg

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War   

In 1593 Maurice of Orange besieged the town of Geertruidenberg. The town surrendered after a struggle of two months. This victory established Maurice’s fame.