Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

The capture of Count Floris V (1296)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Towns and states

Scene of action:

Utrecht

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

Nationalism   

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.