States-General takes over government of Holland (30 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.


With the death of William of Orange and King of Britain, there is no Stadtholder in Holland, so control of affairs moves into the hands of the States-General under Heinsius.

Editors. "States-General takes over government of Holland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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