Browsing Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture


Headword Date Article Type
First Christian mission of West Saxon Monk Winfrid (later Saint Boniface) in Frisia 716 C Note
Charles Martel defeats the Frisians; Frisia becomes Frankish territory 719 C
Treaty of Mersen (Meerssen) concluded 870 C Note
Battle of Courtrai 1302 C Note
Battle of Sluys 1340 C Note
Lock invented by the Dutch to control canal water levels 1373 C
Sea swell leads to the death of approximately 10 000 people in the Netherlands 1421 C Note
Henry VII ends the commercial dispute with Flanders 1496 C Note
English merchants return to Antwerp 1498 C Note
Philip the Handsome gives up Friesland to Albert of Saxony 1499 C Note
Future Emperor Charles V is born 1500 C Note
Discussions begin in Antwerp for the expulsion of English rebels from Empire 1501 C Note
Treaty of Antwerp between England and the Empire 1502 C Note
Reign of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V 1506 - 1550 C Note
Ruler of the Netherlands, Philip the Fair, dies 1506 C Note
English troops are forced to raise the siege of Venlo 1511 C Note
Treaty of Mechlin between Maximilian, Henry VIII, Ferdinand and Pope Leo X 1513 C Note
Inquisition begins in the Spanish Netherlands 1522 C Note
William of Cleves, a Lutheran, succeeds to the duchy of Gelders 1539 C Note
Charles V executes the leaders of the Ghent revolt 1540 C Note

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