Spanish Netherlands

Spanish Netherlands
all the Lowland Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands) when they were under Spanish rule

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Spanish Netherlands — Spanish held provinces in the southern Low Countries (roughly corresponding to modern Belgium and Luxembourg). In 1578 the diplomat Alessandro Farnese was sent to represent Spain in the Netherlands, and by 1585 he had reestablished Spanish… …   Universalium

  • List of Governors of the Spanish Netherlands — The governors of the Spanish Netherlands were often members of the Habsburg Family.* Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma (1581 1592) * Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld Vorderort (1592 1594) * Archduke Ernest of Austria (1594 1595) * Pedro Enrique de… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish and Portuguese Jews — are a distinctive sub group of Sephardim who have their main ethnic origins within the crypto Jewish communities of the Iberian peninsula and who shaped communities mainly in Western Europe and the Americas from the late 16th century on. These… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish Navy — Active 13th century present Country …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish Empire — For the use of the imperial title in medieval Spain, see Imperator totius Hispaniae. Spanish Empire …   Wikipedia

  • Netherlands, The — officially Kingdom of The Netherlands byname Holland Country, northwestern Europe. Area: 16,033 sq mi (41,526 sq km). Population (2002 est.): 16,142,000. Capital: Amsterdam; Seat of Government: The Hague. Most of the people are Dutch. Languages:… …   Universalium

  • Spanish Armada — Battle of Gravelines Part of the Anglo Spanish War The Spanish Armada and English ships in August 1588, by unknown painter (English School, 16th century …   Wikipedia

  • Netherlands — This article is about the country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. For other uses, see Netherlands (disambiguation). Netherlands Nederland …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish Succession, War of the — (1701–14) Conflict arising from the disputed succession to the throne of Spain after the death of the childless Charles II. The Habsburg Charles had named the Bourbon Philip, duke d Anjou, as his successor; when Philip took the Spanish throne as… …   Universalium

  • Netherlands (terminology) — More than one name is used to refer to the Netherlands, both in English and in other languages. Some of these names refer to different, but overlapping geographical, linguistic and political areas of the country. This is a common source of… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”