Includes index. Bibliography: p. 286-287.
|Series||Cambridge studies in the history and theory of politics, Cambridge studies in the history and theory of politics|
|Contributions||Mellink, Albert Fredrik|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 295 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||295|
2 A brief discourse sent to King Philip, our prince and sovereign lord, for the interest and profit of His Majesty and in particular of his Netherlands, in which are expounded the means that should be applied to obviate the troubles and commotion about religion and to extirpate the sects and heresies that abound in the Low Countries, 1. In July , when his power in the Netherlands seemed to be firmly established. 8 When the Prince of Orange was appointed stadholder of Holland, Zeeland and Utrecht in , he had already laid claim to the title of admiral general of the province of Holland. For not the whole of the Netherlands rose in revolt; some men, some groups, some towns, some areas did, at different times and for different reasons. Some persisted in their opposition; others submitted again to the legal sovereign after a short while. During the revolt of the Netherlands, 'rebels' developed for the first time in modern history political philosophies that had a decisive impact on political reality, influenced the actual course of events, led in fact to the creation of a new state. This was a form of theorizing from sheer necessity to .
Texts concerning the Revolt of the Netherlands [pagina iii] Texts concerning the Revolt of the Netherlands. edited with an introduction by E.H. KOSSMAN Professor of Modern History Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen and A.F. MELLINK Senior Lecturer in Modern History Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. - Texts Concerning the Revolt of the Netherlands Edited by E. H. Kossman and A. F. Mellink Frontmatter More information Cambridge University Press - Texts Concerning the Revolt of the Netherlands Edited by E. H. Kossman and A. F. Mellink. History of the Revolt of the Netherlands book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction /5. The Dutch Revolt (–) was the revolt in the Low Countries against the rule of the Habsburg King Philip II of Spain, hereditary ruler of the provinces. The northern provinces (the Netherlands) eventually separated from the southern provinces (present-day Belgium and Luxembourg), which continued under Habsburg Spain until Location: The Low Countries, (Worldwide colonial warfare).
The revolt of the Netherlands against the Spanish Hapsburgs was one of the great formative events of European history and one of the first modern developments of a national spirit revolting against a foreign imperial power. The revolt was the beginning of a period of Dutch ascendency as one of the great powers of Europe for the next two hundred 1/5(1). Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Books burned by civil, military and ecclesiastical authorities between and (in Cromwell's England) Socinian and Anti-Trinitarian books (by secular and church authorities in the Dutch Republic) Earl of Worcester's library (by New Model Army) Book criticising Puritanism (in Boston) Manuscripts of John Amos Comenius.