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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Count of Egmont
Egmont distinguished himself in various campaigns during the reign of Charles V, who, when he was only twenty-six years of age, invested him with the Order of the Golden Fleece, and appointed him to several confidential missions such as sending him to England to seek the hand of Queen Mary for
Egmont met his death with dignity and Christian resignation; he protested to the last moment his devotion to his
Egmont had been imprudent, but was guilty of no crime.
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  Overture of Egmont opus 84 - Ludwig van Beethoven - Dominique PRÉVOT
Counts Egmont and Hornes are the honour of Brussels.
Egmont is a famous Flemish warrior and the duc of Albe represents the Spanish invader.
Egmont is a political manifesto in which Egmont's craving for justice and national liberty is opposed to the despotic authority of the duc of Albe.
www.lvbeethoven.com /Oeuvres_Presentation/Presentation-Overtures-Egmont.html   (1215 words)

  
  Lamoral, count of Egmont - LoveToKnow 1911
EGMONT (EGMOND), LAMORAL,, Count Of, prince of Gavre (1522-1568), was born in Hainaut in 1522.
In the summer of 1557 Egmont was appointed commander of the Flemish cavalry in the war between Spain and France; and it was by his vehement persuasion that the battle of St Quentin was fought.
Egmont was naturally indignant at the treatment he had received, while the terrors of the Inquisition were steadily rousing the people to a state of frenzied excitement.
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 Lamoral, Count of Egmont - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Count of Egmont descended from one of the richest and most influential families in the Low Countries.
Egmont was appointed stadtholder of Flanders and Artesia in 1559.
The Count of Egmont lies buried in Zottegem.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Egmont (play)
Egmont is a play by Goethe telling the tale of the 16th century Flemish Count of Egmont who is sentenced to death by the occupying Spaniards.
Egmont is a famous Flemish warrior and the duc of Albe represents the Spanish invader.
Egmont is a political manifesto in which Egmont's craving for justice and national liberty is opposed to the despotic authority of the duc of Albe.
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 count of Lamoral Egmont - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lamoral Egmont, count of, 1522-68, Flemish general and statesman, member of one of the noblest families of the Netherlands.
Egmont held that Philip was the rightful ruler of the Netherlands and believed he would agree to a compromise with his subjects.
Egmont and Hoorn, both knights of the Golden Fleece, vainly sought to be tried by a court of their order or even to obtain a fair trial by the judges Alba had appointed.
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 Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Prince of Gâvre
Egmont distinguished himself in various campaigns during the reign of Charles V, who, when he was only twenty-six years of age, invested him with the Order of the Golden Fleece, and appointed him to several confidential missions such as sending him to England to seek the hand of Queen Mary for Philip II.
With the Count of Hoorn he was arrested by the orders of the duke and condemned to death, despite his appeal to the privilege of the Golden Fleece.
Egmont met his death with dignity and Christian resignation; he protested to the last moment his devotion to his religion and his king, and to the latter's compassion recommended his wife, who, through the confiscation of his property, was left penniless with the care of eleven children.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/e/egmont,prince_of_gavre,lamoral,count_of.html   (647 words)

  
 Lamoral, Count of Egmont - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Lamoral, Count of Egmont (November 18, 1522 – June 5 1568) was a general and statesman in Flanders just before the start of the Eighty Years' War.
Egmont was appointed stadtholder of Flanders and Artois in 1559.
Lamoral, Count of Egmont, 1522 births, 1568 deaths, Dutch nobility, Knights of the Golden Fleece, Eighty Years' War people, Spanish generals and Military leaders of the Italian Wars.
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 Magazines
Egmont magazines cater for a huge range of interests and readers.
Readers count on Egmont to provide inspiring and entertaining weeklies for families as well as contemporary magazines for readers that share specific interests and lifestyles.
In the Nordic and European countries Egmont publishes major family weeklies, inspiring women’s magazines, topical illustrated weeklies, kids and teens magazines and a wide spectrum of monthly and special interest magazines.
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 Holland from 1581 - 1697 The history of the Lowlands during the 80 years war with Spain, The Republic of the Seven ...
On his return he placed himself with the Prince of Orange and Count of Egmont at the head of the party which opposed the policy of Cardinal Granvelle.
Egmont, Count of Lamoral (1522-1568), Was a Flemish general and statesman, member of one of the noblest families of the Netherlands.
Although a devout Catholic, Egmont protested against the persecution inflicted on the Protestants of the Low Countries, and he helped force the removal of Cardinal Granvelle of the Spanish Inquisition.
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 Courtly Lives - The House of Nassau
Henry I(1328-1343) was the Count of Nassau-Siegen in 1303, and the Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, in 1328.
Engelbert I was the Count of Nassua-Dietz, and Baron of Breda (since 1417)(reigned from 1420-1442) married Joanna van Polanen, Baroness of Breda, Ladu of Drimmelen in 1411, and 1/2 Gumbergen.
Count Henry III (ruled from 1516-1538) was the son of John V. Henry married (2)Claudia of Chalon and Orange, daughter of John II, Price of Chalons and Orange d.
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 Count of Egmont
Together with William of Orange and the Count Horne he protested against the introduction of the inquisition in Flanders by cardinal Antoine Perrenot Granvelle, bishop of Arras.
After Philip II sent the Duke of Alva to the Netherlands, William of Orange decided to flee Brussels; Egmont and Horne decided to stay in the city.
Even though Egmont remained faithful to the king until the last moment, he was condemned to death, together with Count Horne.
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 Count of Egmont Article, CountEgmont Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Count of Egmont descended from one of the richest and most influential families inthe Low Countries.
In 1565, Egmont went to Philip II to plead for achange of policy in the Netherlands.
After Philip II sent the Duke of Alva to the Netherlands, William ofOrange decided to flee Brussels ; Egmont and Hoorne decided to stay in the city.After his arrival, Alva almost immediately had the counts of Egmont and Hoorne arrested, and they were accused of treason.
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She quarrelled violently, with Countess Egmont for precedence, so that the ludicrous contentions of the two ladies in antechambers and doorways were the theme and the amusement of society.
Count John was unceasing in his exhortations to his brother to respect the sensitiveness of these important personages, and to remember how much good and how much evil it was in their power to compass, with regard to himself and to the great cause of the Protestant religion.
Count John, who was seriously embarrassed by reason of the great obligations in money which he, with the rest of his family, had incurred on behalf of the estates, had recently made application to the Prince for his influence towards procuring him relief.
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 History of Holland - Chapter III (by George Edmundson)
Egmont and Orange, because of their great influence and popularity with the people, were allowed to be nominally Councillors of State, but they were rarely consulted and were practically shut out from confidential access to the regent.
Egmont and Meghem were indeed so alarmed at the character of the movement, which seemed to them to savour of treason, that they separated themselves henceforth from Orange and Hoorn and openly took the side of the government.
Egmont and Hoorn the next day were brought by a strong detachment of troops from Ghent to Brussels and were confined in a building opposite the town hall, known as the Broodhuis.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Count Berlaymont called the presentation of this petition an act of beggars (geuzen) a name taken up in honour by the petitioners.
The most prominent persons judged by the council were the counts of Egmont and Horne, who were arrested for high treason, condemned, and a year later decapitated on the Grand Place in Brussels.
Egmont and Horne had been Catholic nobles who were loyal to the King of Spain until their death.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Eighty_Years'_War   (5993 words)

  
 Storm Tidings: Lamoral, Count of Egmont
Egmont added the remnants of the English forces to his army, and marched south to meet the invaders, pausing only to throw Alva's orders in the nearest canal.
The Count of Egmont is being fêted in every town in the Netherlands and even the Duke of Alva can console himself that man is mortal (tactless counts doubly so) and that temporal glory is but a passing thing.
Egmont's speech before St. Quentin in which he pleads with his officers for the chance to cross swords with the Constable could have come straight from the mouth of one of M. Dumas' musketeers or Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's Sir Nigel.
www.adamastorshire.co.za /chronicler/stormtidings/archive/jan/egmont.html   (2220 words)

  
 Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles - Chapter I: General History (Part 2 of 2)
Pre-eminent among all of the Egmonts was Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Prince of Gavre, "one of the most brilliant characters in history," as one historian records.
In 1865 a monument to Counts Egmont and Horn, by Fraiken, was erected at Brussels.
The posterity of Lamoral was represented in the person of a Count of Egmont (Procope-Francois), descendant of Charles, who died in Aragon in the North of France in 1707, aged thirty-eight.
www.schenectadyhistory.org /families/schermerhorn/chronicles/1b.html   (7163 words)

  
 EDGMON and KIN Family Files
The Egmont in the play is much more like Goethe himself than Egmont's historical self; Egmont did however show some of the same charm of personality, love of freedom, aversion to conventionality, the same joy of life, the same strong, self reliant individuality which were elements of Goethe's own character.
Egmont was the spark that ignited the energy of the Sea Beggars, who were the true liberators of Holland from the yoke of Spain.
Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827, was attracted to Goethe's Egmont because of his Flemish heritage and Egmont's legendary role in Holland's freedom and through his own principles of freedom and equality for all individuals.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~edgmon/efambio57.htm   (708 words)

  
 info: Count_of_Egmont   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lamoral, count of Egmont - HighBeam Encyclopedia Egmont, Lamoral, count of, 1522-68, Flemish general and statesman, member of one of the noblest...
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 Albert 2 - Egmont Palace
Situated in Rue aux Laines, the Egmont Palace is one of the showcases of Brussels's architectural patrimony.
The palace is called after the Count of Egmont who owned a series of buildings in this part of the city in the XVI century, near to the fortifications of Brussels.
The Egmont Palace was recently listed and it has now become the centre of all mundane and diplomatic activities in the capital; it continues to house the function and meeting rooms of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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 Egmont, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Section 1 of 9 - Book Club/Plays - ArcaMax Publishing
EGMONT A TRAGEDY IN FIVE ACTS BY JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE Translated by Anna Swanwick Introductory Note In 1775, when Goethe was twenty-six, and before he went to Weimar, he began to write "Egmont" After working on it at intervals for twelve years, he finished it at Rome in 1787.
Prominent among his officers was the Fleming, Lamoral, Count Egmont, upon whom he lavished honors and opportunities of service--opportunities so well improved that, by his victories over the French at Saint-Quentin (1557) and Gravelines (1558) Egmont made a reputation as one of the most brilliant generals in Europe, and became the idol of his countrymen.
Egmont was an early victim, but his martyrdom, with that of Count Horn, and later the assassination of William of Orange, roused the Netherlands to a resistance that ended only with the complete throwing off of the Spanish yoke.
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It was for Egmont a matter of a moment to take in the scene, point at the strongest point of t he French defences, cry \lquote Havoc\rquote (11) and let slip the clogs of war.
He upgraded the Count to stateholder of Flanders and Artois (13) as a reward for his suicidal insanity and chided Alva for his caution.
The Count of Egmont is being fited in every town in the Netherlands and even the Duke of Alva can console himself that m an is mortal (tactless counts doubly so) and that temporal glory is but a passing thing.
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 NPRN Composer of the Month
The sunny theme of the last movement emerges through a misty, pedaled accompaniment, and as this titanic rondo movement draws to a close Beethoven demands some daunting technical tricks from the pianist: first, glissandos played simultaneously an octave apart by the same hand, and then a trill and melody played together by the right hand.
Among Beethoven's stage works is incidental music to Goethe's tragedy "Egmont." The play is set in Flanders in the 16th century when it was under Spanish rule.
Count Egmont is the hero of the tale.
net.unl.edu /musicFeat/composer/cmbeethovenday3.html   (983 words)

  
 The Baldwin Project: The Netherlands by Mary Macgregor
Meanwhile in Count Egmont's tent, to which the Duke of Savoy had hastily retreated, a council was being held.
Egmont's quick eye had already detected the narrow defile, and immediately 2000 of his cavalry had been sent to occupy the narrow passage.
The Prince of Orange and the Duke of Alva were among the commissioners who acted for Philip on this occasion, and were also, along with the Duke of Aerschot and the Count of Egmont, hostages with the King of France for the execution of the terms of the treaty of Cateau-Cambresis.
www.mainlesson.com /display.php?author=macgregor&book=netherlands&story=philip   (3489 words)

  
 Web Lesson
The triumph of liberty appeared to Egmont in a vision, just before he was captured by the Spanish and beheaded for his acts of treason.
Ludwig von Beethoven was born in December of 1770 in Bonn, Germany, the second-oldest child of the court musician and tenor singer Johann van Beethoven.
Egmont becomes a martyr, and his death incites the Netherlanders to fight for their freedom.
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Nor must it be forgotten how largely this building up of the elaborate system of dykes, dams and canals by which this water-logged land was transformed into the Holland of the closing decades of the sixteenth century, enabled her people to offer such obstinate and successful resistance to the mighty power of Philip II.
It was contested by her second son William, who, after a long drawn-out strife with his mother, became, in 1354, Count of Holland and Zeeland with the title William V, Margaret retaining the county of Hainault.
Intervening in Gelderland between the Duke Arnold of Egmont and his son Adolf, he took the latter prisoner and obtained the duchy in pledge from the former.
www2.cddc.vt.edu /gutenberg/1/4/9/7/14971/14971-8.txt   (20472 words)

  
 ::The Revolt of the Netherlands::
Egmont and William of Orange rejoined the Council of State and all seemed stable.
Count Egmont was sent to Spain where he was warmly received by Philip.
William of Orange, Egmont and Admiral Horn, the Admiral of the Netherlands, all withdrew from the Council of State in protest but both Egmont and Horn were known to be loyal to the crown so they were not expected to do anything too extreme.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /revolt_of_netherlands.htm   (5020 words)

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