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Kingdom of Belgium (1830-present) The Seventeen Provinces were a personal union of states in the Low Countries in the 16th century, roughly covering the current Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, a good part of the North of France (Artois, Nord) and a small part of Germany. ... Map of the Spanish Netherlands, the Union of Utrecht and the Union of Arras (1579) The Union of Atrecht (French: Arras) was an accord signed on January 6, 1579 in Atrecht (Arras), under which the southern states of the Spanish Netherlands, mostly today in Wallonia and the Nord region in... This article is about the Dutch United Provinces. ... The Southern Netherlands were a part of the Low Countries controlled by Spain (Spanish Netherlands, 1579-1713), Austria (Austrian Netherlands, 1713-1794) and France (1794-1815). ... From 1795 to 1806, the Batavian Republic (Bataafse Republiek in Dutch) designated the Netherlands as a republic modelled after the French Republic, to which it was a vassal state. ... The Kingdom of Holland 1806 - 1810 (Koninkrijk Holland in Dutch, Royaume dHollande in French) was set up by Napoleon Bonaparte as a puppet kingdom for his third brother, Louis Bonaparte, in order to better control the Netherlands. ... United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815 - 1830) (1839) (Dutch: Verenigd Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, French: Royaume-Uni des Pays-Bas). ...

The Union of Utrecht (Dutch: Unie van Utrecht) is a treaty signed on January 23, 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under control of Spain. The Union of Utrecht is regarded as the foundation of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands, which was not recognised internationally until the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended the Eighty Years' War. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ... Utrecht is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... This article is about the Dutch United Provinces. ... The Ratification of the Treaty of Münster by Gerard Terborch (1648) Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Münster by Bartholomeus van der Helst, 1648 Known also as the treaties of Münster and Osnabrück, The Peace of Westphalia is the series... // Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ... The Eighty Years War, or Dutch Revolt, was the war of secession between the Netherlands and Spain, as well as subsequent union of Portugal and Spain, that lasted from 1568 to 1648. ...


The treaty was signed on January 23 by Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht (but not entire Utrecht) and the province (but not the city) of Groningen. The treaty was a reaction of the Protestant provinces to the 1579 Union of Arras (Dutch: Unie van Atrecht), in which the southern provinces (most of them now part of Wallonia) declared their support for the Catholic Spanish. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Holland is a region in the central-western part of the Netherlands. ... Location of Zeeland in the Netherlands Zeeland is a province of the Netherlands. ... Utrecht is the smallest province of the Netherlands, and is located in the center of the country. ... The flag of Groningen Groningen is the northeast province of the Netherlands with a typical dialect (Gronings) with regional nuances. ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... Map of the Spanish Netherlands, the Union of Utrecht and the Union of Arras (1579) The Union of Atrecht (French: Arras) was an accord signed on January 6, 1579 in Atrecht (Arras), under which the southern states of the Spanish Netherlands, mostly today in Wallonia and the Nord region in... National motto: Walon todi ! (Walloon forever!) Official languages French, German Capital Namur Minister-President Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe Area  - Total 16,844 km² Population  - Total (2002)  - Density 3,358,560 inhabitants 199. ...


On February 4, Ghent also signed. In March some cities from Friesland joined it, as well as 3 of the 4 quarters of Guelders. In the summer, Amersfoort from the province of Utrecht also joined, together with Ypres, Antwerp, Breda and Brussels. In February 1580 Lier, Bruges and the surrounding area also signed the Union. The city of Groningen shifted from contra to pro under influence of Rennenberg and also signed the treaty. February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This page is about the Belgian city. ... For information on the region extending from the Netherlands to Denmark, see Frisia. ... For the present province also called Guelders in English, see Gelderland. ... Amersfoort is also a town in South Africa. ... Utrecht is the smallest province of the Netherlands, and is located in the center of the country. ... The Bellfry of Ypres Ypres (French, generally used in English;1 Ieper official name in the local Dutch) is a municipality located in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and in the Flemish province of West Flanders. ... The Cathedral of our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp) in the Handschoenmarkt, in the old quarter of Antwerp is the largest cathedral in the Low Countries and home to a number of triptychs by Renaissance Belgian painter Rubens. ... Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. ... Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (Dutch: Brussel, French: Bruxelles, German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium and is considered by many to be the headquarters of the European Union, as two of its four main institutions have their headquarters in the... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Lier can refer to the municipalities: Lier, Norway Lier, Belgium This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Sometimes referred to as the Venice of the North, Bruges has many waterways that run through the city. ... Groningen is a municipality and city in the north of the Netherlands, and capital of Groningen province. ...


Later on, Zutphen also signed so Guelders (of which Zutphen is one of the quarters) supported the Union completely. This happened in April 1580, as did the signing of Overijssel and Drenthe. Zutphen (old alternate spelling: Zutfen) is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands on the right bank of the IJssel at the influx of the Berkel, and a junction station 29 km by rail N.N.E. of Arnhem. ... For the present province also called Guelders in English, see Gelderland. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Flag of Overijssel Overijssel is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country. ... Drenthe is a province of the Netherlands, located in the north-east of the country. ...

Map of the Spanish Netherlands, the Union of Utrecht and the Union of Arras (1579)
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Map of the Spanish Netherlands, the Union of Utrecht and the Union of Arras (1579)

This leads to a general and simplified overview of the parts that joined: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (599x687, 173 KB) Please see the file description page for further information. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (599x687, 173 KB) Please see the file description page for further information. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ...

Flanders was almost entirely conquered by the Spanish troops, as was half of Brabant, so they dropped out. Holland is a region in the central-western part of the Netherlands. ... Location of Zeeland in the Netherlands Zeeland is a province of the Netherlands. ... Utrecht is the smallest province of the Netherlands, and is located in the center of the country. ... For the present province also called Guelders in English, see Gelderland. ... The flag of Groningen Groningen is the northeast province of the Netherlands with a typical dialect (Gronings) with regional nuances. ... For information on the region extending from the Netherlands to Denmark, see Frisia. ... Drenthe is a province of the Netherlands, located in the north-east of the country. ... Flag of Overijssel Overijssel is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country. ... Brabant is a former duchy in the Low Countries. ... Flanders (Flemish, Fleming) (Dutch: Vlaanderen (Vlaams, Vlaming), French: Flandre(s), (flamand, flamand), German: Flandern, (flämisch, Flame) has two main designations: a constituent community of the federal Belgian state through its social and political organisations, and through the institutions of the Flemish Community (with its own Flemish government and Flemish... Flanders (Flemish, Fleming) (Dutch: Vlaanderen (Vlaams, Vlaming), French: Flandre(s), (flamand, flamand), German: Flandern, (flämisch, Flame) has two main designations: a constituent community of the federal Belgian state through its social and political organisations, and through the institutions of the Flemish Community (with its own Flemish government and Flemish... Brabant is a former duchy in the Low Countries. ...


The United Provinces still recognized Spanish rule after the Union of Utrecht. However, the Union contributed to the deterioration in the relationship between the provinces and their lord, and in 1581 the United Provinces declared their independence of the king in the Oath of Abjuration. Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... The Oath of Abjuration or Plakkaat van Verlatinghe of July 26, 1581, was the formal declaration of independence of the northern Low Countries from the Spanish king, Philip II. This point meant a climax in the Dutch Revolt, a point of no return, in which the Low Countries asserted they...


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Union of Utrecht - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (368 words)
The Union of Utrecht (Dutch: Unie van Utrecht) is a treaty signed on January 23, 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under control of Spain.
The Union of Utrecht is regarded as the foundation of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands, which was not recognised internationally until the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended the Eighty Years' War.
Map of the Spanish Netherlands, the Union of Utrecht and the Union of Arras (1579)
IBC Foundations (1095 words)
The “Union of Utrecht” is a union of churches and their bishops governing them who are determined to maintain and pass on the faith, worship, and essential structure of the undivided Church of the first millennium.
In the “Declaration of Utrecht”, fundamental for Old Catholic doctrine, the communion of the Union of Utrecht which came into existence in the context of the First Vatican Council confesses the catholic faith as expressed in the Church in the east and west by the seven Ecumenical Councils.
4.1 Regarding the Union of Utrecht all this means that it is primarily the task and service of the bishops to maintain the catholicity of the church in the unity of the tradition of faith, to respond to arising new problems and to take decisions concerning the relationships to other churches.
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