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  Count of Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Counts of Holland ruled over the county of Holland in the Low Countries between the 10th and the 16th century.
The first count of Holland, Dirk I, was probably the son of Count Gerulf II of Frisia.
John of Avesnes was a son of Adelaide of Holland, sister of William II of Holland.
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 Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Holland is the common name in English referring to the Kingdom of the Netherlands (or exclusively its European part)--although this is incorrect from a Dutch perspective.
Holland is a former county of the Holy Roman Empire, ruled by the Counts of Holland, and later the leading member of the Republic of the Seven United Provinces of the Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden, 1581–1795).
A few regions that were historically Hollandic became part of other provinces as a result of reforms during the French occupation (1795-1813): Willemstad and surroundings, Biesbosch and the became part of North Brabant and the island of Urk to Overijssel (later Flevoland).
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 COUNTY OF HOLLAND - LoveToKnow Article on COUNTY OF HOLLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1349 Margaret was induced to resign her sovereignty, and the stadholder became count under the title of William William V. This was the time of the formation of thefamous of the parties in Holland, known as Kahbeljauws (Cods) House of and Hoeks (Hooks); the former, the burgher party, Bavaria.
This authority of Holland was, however, inure than counterbalancad by the extensive powers with which the stadholder princes of Orange were invested; and the chief crises in the internal Contest history of the Dutch republic are to be found in between the struggles for supremacy between two, in reality, the Prin- different prificiples of government.
Holland was foundedin 1847 by Dutch settlers, under the leadership of the Rev.A. Van Raalte, and was chartered as a city in 1867.
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 Han's Homepage - Chapter Genealogy, Our 32th Great-grandparents' Generation
(# 19629673634 = Reginar (Reinier) I of the Darnau, Margrave of Lorraine, Count in Hainaut)
(# 19629674064 = Reginar (Reinier) I of the Darnau, Margrave of Lorraine, Count in Hainaut)
(# 20166544546 = Reginar (Reinier) I of the Darnau, Margrave of Lorraine, Count in Hainaut)
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 Holland (formerly know as Holtland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Holland originated in the early 12th century as a fief of the Holy Roman Empire and was ruled by a dynasty of counts that traced its origin to the 9th century.
Dirk III, the third in the line of the early counts of Holland, conquered much of what is now Zuid-Holland from the bishops of Utrecht; he defeated their forces and an imperial army in 1018 at Vlaardingen, a fortification that he had erected to levy river tolls on traffic in the Mense River delta.
At that time John I of Avesnes, count of Hainaut and a relative of John I, the last of the old house of the counts of Holland, took the title of John II of Holland, uniting Holland with Hainaut to the south.
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 Holland from 993 - 1299 The history of the Lowlands during the reign of the Counts of the house of Holland
Holland from 993 - 1299 The history of the Lowlands during the reign of the Counts of the house of Holland
During a battle at Dordrecht in 1202, Holland lost the city Dordrecht (1202-1220) and Geertruidenberg (1202-1213) for a short period to Duke Henry I of Brabant (1190-1235), during this battle Dirk VII was defeated and Castle "Huis te Merwede" was heavy damaged.
Count Floris V of Holland (1254-1296), the "Keerlen God" (Peasant God), is one of the most important figures of the first, native dynasty of Holland (833-1299).
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 William II, Count of Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Count Willem II of Holland Granting Privileges by Caesar van Everdingen (1654)
William II of Holland, (February 1228-28 January 1256), was a count of Holland (1235-1256) and king of Germany (1247-1256).
His body was recovered 26 years later by his son Floris of Holland, who was only 2 years old when he succeeded his father.
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 (Bertha Countess of HOLLAND - Margery HOLLAND )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Floris Count of HOLLAND (ABT 1228 - 24 Mar 1258)
Floris I Count of HOLLAND (ABT 1017 - 28 Jun 1061)
Margaretha Countess of HOLLAND (Countess of Henneberg) (ABT 1230 - 26 Mar 1277)
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 Han's Homepage - Chapter Genealogy, Holland
Count Dirk, watching these developments from his stronghold, gave the sign to the Frisians, who now mercilessly set upon their disorganised enemies of whom many drowned or were killed before reaching their ships, because of the weight of their armour.
In 1195, while Count Dirk VII was away on an expedition to fight off yet another invason in the south by the army of Philipe of Namur, who had also become the Regent of Flanders and Hainaut, Willem and his Frisians launched an attack on Alkmaar, his brother's northern stronghold.
The Count of Holland had in fact become the ruler of Zeeland east of the Scheldt river, but he still had to accept the Count of Flanders as his overlord concerning the parts of Zeeland west of the Scheldt river.
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 Count article - Count count (baseball) nobleman earl Roman Empire Middle Ages Holy - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A count is a nobleman in various European countries, of the equivalent rank of a British earl.
In German kingdoms the title was combined with the word for the jurisdiction or domain the nobleman was responsible for, such as "Landgraf" - landgrave, "Burggraf" - burgrave (burg = castle).
The wife of a count or a female count in her own right is referred to as a countess.
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 John I, Count of Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John I (1284-1299) was count of Holland and son of Count Floris V.
With his death without descendents, the heirs to the county of Holland were his cousins of Hainaut, sons of John's great-aunt Adelaide of Holland.
Between this date to the extinction of Hainaut as an independent county, Holland formed a personal union with Hainaut.
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 HOLLAND - LoveToKnow Article on HOLLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
HOLLAND, COUNTY OF.Tbe first mention of Holland in any document is found in an imperial gift brief dated May 2nd, 1064.
John I., his son, was in England when his father was murdered; he was but 15 years of age, feeble in body and mind.
Holland is agrain and fruit shipping centre, and among its manufacturesare furniture, leather, grist mill products, iron, beer, pickles,shoes, beet sugar, gelatine, biscuit (Holland rusk),
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 Hook and Cod wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Most of these wars were fought over the title of count of Holland, but the underlying reason was the power struggle of the bourgeois/ in the cities against the ruling nobility.
Edward III shortly afterwards changed sides, and the empress saw herself compelled (1354) to come to an understanding with her son, he being recognized as count of Holland and Zeeland, she of Hainaut.
Although there were a number of smaller fights in the period after 1356, the main battle re-emerged at the death of William VI, Count of HollandWilliam VI, Count of Holland and Hainaut in 1417.
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 Ancient Holland The history of The Lowlands from the beginning of the Era until the last Counts of the house of Frisia ...
Most of the Counts of Holland, and other Counties in Europe, took part of the "Crusades" to the "Holy land" in the 9-13th century because the Roman Catholic church in the person of the ruling Pope ordered them to do so in return of which they should get power over the lands.
The County of Frisia and Holland 916 - 993
Dirk II Count of Holland and Westfrieseland, born 938 Egmond-Binnen, died 6 May 988, Abdijkerk Egmond Aan Den Hoef, buried Abdijkerk Egmond Aan Den Hoef, married with Hildegarde Countess of Flanders, born About 940, Gand Flandre Orientale Belgium, died 10 Apr 990, buried Abdijkerk Egmond Aan Den Hoef.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg83 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Floris Count Of HOLLAND was born about 1059 in Of, Vlaardingen, Zuid Holland, Netherlands.
Dirk V Count Of HOLLAND was born about 1052 in Of, Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
Albrecht Count Of HOLLAND was born about 1051 in Of, Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
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 Articles - Albert, Count of Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Duke Albert or Albrecht (July 25, 1336, Munich – December 13, 1404, The Hague) was a feudal ruler of the counties of Holland, Hainaut, and Zeeland in the Low Countries.
He was the third son of Empress Margaret, daughter of William III, Count of Holland and Hainaut, from her marriage with Ludwig of Bavaria.
His elder brother, William V, Count of Hainaut, had engaged in a long struggle with their mother, obtaining Holland and Zeeland from her in 1354, and Hainaut on her death in 1356.
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 MEDEMBLIK - LoveToKnow Article on MEDEMBLIK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
, a seaport of Holland, on the Zuider Zee, the terminus of a branch railway from loom, I0~ m.
Once the capital of West Friesland and a prosperous town, many of its streets and quays are now deserted, though the docks and basins constructed at the end of the 16th and beginning of the I7th centuries could still afford excellent accommodation for many ships.
Close to the harbour entrance stands the castle built by Florens V., count of Holland, in 1285.
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 Holland, Dirk I, Count --to-- Holway, Peter
Holland, Dirk I, Count (0909 - 06 Oct 0939)
Holland, Floris I, Count (1017 - 28 Jun 1061)
Holland, Siegfried (Sicco) (1030 - 06 Jun 1030)
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 (Tha'laba al-Bahlul - Thibaut I "Le Vieux" )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Theodoric I (Count of Holland) (Abt 815 - 903)
Theodoric III (Count of Holland) (Abt 920 - 5 JUN 988)
Thibault (Count of Arles) (Abt 844 - ____)
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 Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Holland is a former county of the Holy Roman Empire and later the leading member of the Republic of the Seven United Provinces of the Netherlands (1581–1795).
A few regions historically Hollandic became part of other provinces as a result of reforms during the French occupation (1795-1813): Willemstad and surroundings, Biesbosch and the Land of Altena became part of North Brabant, the islands of Vlieland and Terschelling went to Friesland, and the island of Urk to Overijssel (later Flevoland).
People from the other provinces of the Netherlands (such as Friesland, North Brabant, Zeeland etc) can be quite offended when referred to as "Hollanders".
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 Holland and the Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Holland is only a small part of the Netherlands and like the Dakotas, Carolinas and Virginias, there are two Hollands.
Then, along with the counties of (Holland, Drente, Groningen, Friesland, Gelderland, Zeeland and Utrecht) became a free Republic, including the occupied regions of Brabant and Limburg.
Today the province of Limburg still has a Governor and to say to someone from Limburg or Friesland that he or she is from Holland, is considered an insult.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Hague
Although many of the Counts of Holland maintained a brilliant Court, affording hospitality to poets and painters (Jan van Eyck among the latter), the place nevertheless remained unimportant.
With the rise of Holland to the position of the first maritime and colonial power of Europe, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, The Hague became the most important centre of European diplomacy.
When, in spite of this, William was elected Stadtholder of Holland and Captain-General of the Netherlands, in 1672, Jan's brother, Cornelius de Witt, was falsely accused of an attempt to murder the prince, and was thrown into prison.
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 Count
1679 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
1632 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Friesland, dies at 58
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
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 My Family
Children were: Dietrich V HOLLAND -Count, Bertha HOLLAND.
Children were: Dietrich VII HOLLAND -Count, William I HOLLAND -Count.
Children were: Adelaide HOLLAND, William II HOLLAND -Count.
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 The Esgar's - pafg50 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
I, Count of Holland Floris Count [Parents] was born about 1017 in Netherlands.
I, Count of Holland Floris Count was born about 1017.
She married I, Count of Holland Floris Count about 1050.
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 Count of Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He received land around Egmond from Charles the Fat at a place called Bladella (modern: Bladel) in 922.
Until the Treaty of Münster in 1648, the kings of Spain used the title Count of Holland, but they had lost the actual power over the county to the States of Holland.
This page was last modified 10:32, 7 October 2005.
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 AllRefer.com - count of Holland William (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - count of Holland William (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
count of Holland William 1227?–1256, German king (1254–56), previously rival king (1247–54) to Conrad IV.
William was chosen by Pope Innocent IV to succeed Henry Raspe (d.
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 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH Count Jan HOLLAND, I ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH STRUDELL ...
The emperor Otto IV, the Counts of Flanders, Bologne, Holland, Brabant, and Limburg, the Duke of Lorraine, and others, each from motives of his own, had joined their forces with the English under the Earl of Salisbury, to overthrow the king of France..."
Adolf of Nassau, the poor and dull, but strenuousand hard-fighting King of the Romans, concluded a treaty with England, and did not think it beneath the dignity of the lord of the world to take the pay of the English monarch.
Ancestral File 8WH7-6N Mar 18 Jan 1296/1297 vs 14 Nov 1302 Elizabeth Plantagenet ENGLAND Princess, 8WH7-6N Jan, TTE John Count of HOLLAND, Ancestral File Ver 4.10 7Z11-RF Jan I Count of HOLLAND Mar 14Nov 1302, KQGB John Count of HOLLAND.
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 26TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Count JOHN II D'AVENES Count of Holland was born about 1250 in Hainaut?.
He died in 1304 in Holland - count from 1299.
Philippa of LUXEMBOURG was born about 1250 in Luxembourg.
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