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Breda and allotted to it the northern part of the former Diocese of Antwerp, then within the limits of the Batavian Republic.
Breda was incorporated with the new See of Bois-le-Duc, whereby the ecclesiastical independence of the former was seriously threatened.
Breda was made one of the four suffragans of the new Archdiocese of Utrecht.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02752a.htm   (712 words)

The city was founded in the twelfth century and with the surrounding territory formed the Barony of Breda, an imperial fief hereditary in the house of Nassau to which Queen Wilhelmina belongs.
Breda suffered much during the political disorders of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in consequence of which the free exercise of the Catholic religion was more or less restricted.
The finest of the churches of Breda is the superb Gothic edifice of Notre Dame, built in the fifteenth century.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/b/breda.html   (793 words)

 VVV Breda | English » History
In the year 1252 Breda obtained its municipal rights, and at the beginning of the 14th century Breda was walled in.
Between 1995 and 1997 the beauty of the church was hidden from the public, it took almost 3 years to restore the inside and the outside of the church.
Apart from its history and its culture Breda is, above all, known for its kindhearted burgundian atmosphere which is characteristic for all of the older, southern cities, where one knows how to enjoy life.
www.vvvbreda.nl /pagina.php?lang=en&pageId=121   (602 words)

 Breda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Breda was a fortified city of strategic significance in the Netherlands.
In the 11th century Breda was a direct fief of the Holy Roman Emperor, its earliest known lord being Henry of Brunesheim (1080 - 1125).
Breda is the birthplace of former Olympic swimmer Karin Brienesse and former field hockey player Remco van Wijk, who twice won the gold medal at the Summer Olympics with the Dutch National Team: 1996 and 2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Breda_(Netherlands)   (1167 words)

 Breda - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Breda, city in the southern Netherlands, in North Brabant Province, at the confluence of the Mark and Aa rivers near Rotterdam.
Ingenhousz was born in Breda, Netherlands, and died at Bowood, England.
Bruegel is thought to have come from the town of Breda, located in northern Brabant in present-day Holland.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Breda.html   (86 words)

 Comando Supremo: Breda BA.65
Developed in 1932 from the Breda 27 single-seat fighter, the Breda 64 was completed early in 1933 as a cantilever monoplane.
At the end of the campaign in October, the squadron was transferred and in December the Bredas braved bitter winter weather conditions to take part in the battles for Teruel.
The Bredas were about to make their third and last strafing run when they encountered a Westland Lysander of No. 208 Squadron, escorted by four Gloster Gladiator biplane fighters of No. 80 Squadron.
www.comandosupremo.com /Bredaba65.html   (2014 words)

 BREDA TELEPHONE CORP Proxy Statement (definitive) (DEF 14A) PROXY STATEMENT
The ballot is being transmitted to the shareholders by Breda in accordance with the Amended and Restated Bylaws of Breda.
Breda does not believe that a greater number is required by law or the Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation for the vote on the ratification of the appointment of auditors for Breda for the year 2004.
Breda does, however, encourage all of its directors to attend the annual meeting of shareholders, and all of the directors attended the annual shareholders meeting in 2003.
sec.edgar-online.com /2004/04/28/0001169232-04-002471/section3.asp   (3234 words)

 NBA.com: Jan Van Breda Kolff Coach Info
Van Breda Kolff's success at Cornell led to his appointment as the head coach at his alma mater of Vanderbilt, where he led his teams to a record of 104-81 (.562) over six seasons.
In 1999-2000, van Breda Kolff was chosen the WCC Coach of the Year after the Waves went 25-9, tied the school record for victories, won the West Coast Conference regular season championship with a 12-2 mark and advanced to the NCAA Tournament, where they defeated Indiana in the first round.
Van Breda Kolff's most recent coaching stop was at St. Bonaventure, where he led the Bonnies to a 17-13 record and an NIT appearance in his first season.
www.nba.com /coachfile/jan_van_breda_kolff/index.html?nav=page   (772 words)

 Norwegian Homefleet WW II - D/S Breda
Breda, general cargo for Grangemouth, is listed as sailing in Convoy HN 16 from Norway to the U.K. in March.-1940 - follow link for more info, several Norwegian ships took part.
Breda was not in convoy at the time, but she sailed with the Swedish cargo ship Rosafred (built 1922, 1348 gt), which was also sunk, but with no loss of life.
The wreck of Breda was "buried" by sand shortly afterwards and is at a depth of about 1/2 a meter today (20 meters at the time of loss).
www.warsailors.com /homefleetsingles/breda.html   (1162 words)

Breda is sinds 1853 zetel van een rooms-katholiek bisschop.
Breda onstond in de 13de eeuw als dorp nabij de in 1198 voor het eerst vermelde burcht.
In 1667 werd in het Kasteel de Vrede van Breda (Tweede Engelse-Nederlanse Oorlog) gesloten.
odur.let.rug.nl /~maps/fokkevdmolen/steden/breda/breda.htm   (672 words)

 Breda, Netherlands
Breda lies near the Belgian frontier in western Noord-Brabant, at the junction of the rivers Mark and Aa.
Breda grew up in the 12th century under the protection of a castle, received its municipal charter in the mid 13th century and from the late Middle Ages onwards played an important role in the history of the Netherlands.
The Compromise of Breda in February 1566 marked the beginning of the revolt of the Netherlands against Spanish rule.
www.planetware.com /netherlands/breda-nl-nb-bre.htm   (258 words)

 Back to Breda
Breda is indeed a beautiful place: the Grote Market with its stalls selling everything from fish to lace, the cathedral dominating the skyline, the shops selling antique glass, the houses lining the almost medieval twisting of streets.
My grandfather, Antonius Martinus Bogaerts, was born in Breda in 1883, left via Antwerp in 1911 and sailed to Canada then later came to Newcastle, Australia, where he married my grandmother, Barbara Shepherd, the daughter of a coal miner.
So there was the other motivation for going back to Breda; the writer’s natural, or unnatural inquisitiveness, the desire to know the truth at all costs, and to write about it.
www.bikwil.com /Vintage42/Back-to-Breda.html   (698 words)

 Breda Fowl
The Breda is a rather large bodied fowl, with a well-developed prominent breast, strong thighs, rather long closely feathered legs, vulture hocks, broad slightly sloping back, short well arched neck, long strong head with a stout well curved beak and no comb.
Bredas also have large cavernous nostrils as are usually found in crested breeds such as Polish or breeds with crested ancestry such as LaFleche.
The Breda was certainly the common fowl of Northern Holland.
www.feathersite.com /Poultry/CGA/Breda/BRKBreda.html   (759 words)

 Breda Hotels. Breda Accommodation Hotel in Netherlands for Online Reservation
Bastion Hotel Breda is ideal for guests who prefer a personal atmosphere, hospitality, comfort, good facilities and competitive rates.
Mercure Breda Centre is a small and tastefully designed hotel where hospitality and ambience take first priority.
The building which was built in the year 1986 is used to be a post office; you will still find memories of this past in the hotel's lounge and bar "De Postmeester".
www.holidaycityeurope.com /bredahotels   (324 words)

 HORNETS: Van Breda Kolff Hired As Assistant Coach
In 1999-00, van Breda Kolff was chosen the WCC Coach of the Year after the Waves went 25-9, tied the school record for victories, won the West Coast Conference regular season championship with a 12-2 mark and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Van Breda Kolff (whose father, Butch, coached the New Orleans Jazz over parts of three seasons from 1974-77) has also served as the head coach for his alma mater of Vanderbilt, where he led his teams to a record of 104-81 (.562) over six seasons.
Van Breda Kolff also enjoyed an outstanding career as a collegiate player at Vanderbilt, as he was named SEC Player of the Year as a senior in 1974 and led the Commodores to the second round of the NCAA Tournament that season.
www.nba.com /hornets/news/BredaKolff_030623.html   (587 words)

 Breda, Iowa IA, city profile (Carroll County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Iowa > All counties > Carroll County > Breda
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Breda was $17,461, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Breda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=7184   (444 words)

 NAC Breda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The club from the atmospheric southern city of Breda used to be one of the exceptional Eredivisie sides to play most of their home games on Saturday evenings at their old ground on Beatrixstraat, home of one of the loudest fan sides in the country: the B-Side.
The yellow and fl army from Breda definitely belongs to the core of Dutch football, but NAC's history is - for a club of such popularity and standing - one of a remarkable high number of ups and downs, relegations and promotions, triumphs and tragedies.
The 1980s and 1990s saw more of the flabbergasting inconsistency that typifies the Breda club: relegation in 1983, promotion in 1984, relegation in 1985, an eight year stay in the First Division, followed by an amazing comeback with one of the best NAC teams ever.
www.ajax-usa.com /teams/nac.html   (757 words)

 Breda Telephone Corporation
The Breda Telephone Corporation built a new office and equipment building in 1967 and put in all touch-tone dial service, this being the first complete touch-tone dial company in the United States.
The company was granted the exclusive right to all non-cabled residences in the nine Iowa and Nebraska counties of Carroll, Sac, Greene, Crawford, Fremont, Cass, Otoe, Richardson, and Nemaha, as well as to cabled residences in the Iowa counties of Sac and Fremont and the Nebraska county of Cass.
Between June 1986 and July 1991, Breda Telephone Corporation, or one of its subsidiaries, became a partner in five new partnerships that were formed by various cellular and independent telephone companies to provide cellular service.
www.netins.net /ricweb/telco/breda.htm   (1010 words)

 Town Hall, Breda
The oldest part of the Breda Town Hall (Stadhuis) is the Great Hall, with the adjoining "Cleyn Raedthuys" (Little Town Hall).
In 1898 an extension was built on to the right-hand side of the Town Hall, and in 1925 there were further additions, including the council chamber (with stained glass by J. Nicolas).
In the Great Hall is a copy of Velázquez's famous painting of the "Surrender of Breda" (original in the Prado, Madrid).
www.planetware.com /breda/town-hall-nl-nb-bth.htm   (168 words)

Tales that Breda should date from the ninth century cannot be verified by archives, though there are some archaeological finds dating from these earlier periods.
Breda received its character in 1252 and therefore became one of the firsts of small cities founded in the province of North Brabant.
Living in Breda is living in the midst of nature.
home.tiscali.nl /~cb002147/Breda.html   (978 words)

 Breda travel guide
Breda is a quiet student town in the south of the Netherlands, halfway between Rotterdam and Antwerp.
The town is the Dutch version of Ancient Troy; het Turfschip van Breda helped the Dutch army conquer the city from the Spaniards in pretty much the same way as the Trojan Horse helped the Greeks.
It is richly decorated on the outside, and despite the effects of the Reformation in 1566 it still has a remarkable interior.
www.world66.com /europe/netherlands/breda   (244 words)

 Proskauer Rose LLP - BREDA DONOVAN
Breda Donovan is a technology specialist in the Patent Law and Intellectual Property Practice Groups of Proskauer Rose LLP.
Breda assists clients in developing patent portfolios and obtaining patent protection in the U.S. and abroad.
Breda is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
www.proskauer.com /lawyers_at_proskauer/atty_data/7033   (170 words)

 Text with illustrations,EXAMINING INSPIRATION BREDA by Carol Sutton
This super charged light background tends to highlight the keys held out in the hand of Nassau as he surrenders the key to the city of Breda to the victorious General Spinola is a complete miniature painting within the larger universe of the entire canvas.
Breda had fallen to the besieging army of his friend (of Rubens) the Marquis Ambrogio Spinola, who had done the gentlemanly thing and allowed the Dutch garrison and its commander, Justinus van Nassau, the last of Williams' bastards, to march out with their standards.
Left to right they are: first pastel green, second pastel blue-green, next to that a pastel yellow, followed by pastel pink, then pastel blue {this blue figure is the most prominent and detailed of all the group}, next to the last is a pastel cream, and finally on the far right is pastel green again.
www.carolsutton.net /breda/textwith_images.html   (2350 words)

 NAC Breda News - Topix
AZ Alkmaar struck three times in the second half for a convincing 4-1 win at NAC Breda that has closed the gap on leaders PSV Eindhoven to just two points.
NAC Breda scored three second-half goals to stun Dutch top-league leaders PSV Eindhoven with a 3-0 victory in the Dutch Cup quarter-finals yesterday.
NAC Breda scored three second-half goals to stun Dutch top-league leaders PSV Eindhoven with a 3-0 victory in the Dutch Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.
www.topix.net /world-soccer/nac-breda   (467 words)

 Gemeente Breda Internet | English | History | Monuments
Breda received its character in 1252 and therefore became one of the first of small cities founded in North Brabant.
To defend itself, a wall was built around the city at the beginning of the 14th century.
Whether you lived in the Middle Ages or you are living now, there is one landmark which the approaching visitor to Breda will recognise from far away.
www.breda.nl /index.php?simaction=content&mediumid=1&pagid=20&rubriek_id=471&fontsize=12&stukid=252   (159 words)

 Breda Trip Photos
Breda Breda is home to our sister institution, the Hogeschool Brabant, and the Netherlands Royal Military Academy.
The International Business School Breda of the Hogeschool Brabant has been recognized by the newspaper Brabant Noord Holland De Stem as the outstanding business program in the Netherlands.
Breda was the place of exile in the Netherlands of Britain's Charles II (North and South Carolina are named for his father) and formed a base for Spanish occupation of the Netherlands during the Thirty Years War.
paws.wcu.edu /mulligan/www/bredatrip.html   (1001 words)

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