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  Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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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 Kingdom of the Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In principle, the kingdom has a limited central government which is responsible for a limited range of affairs as specified by the, from 1954 with later amendments.
The head of state of the kingdom is the monarch, who is also the monarch of the separate constituent parts -- Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her legitimate heirs.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has a single seat at the United Nations and is a member of the European Union.
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 ALKMAAR - LoveToKnow Article on ALKMAAR
Alkmaar derives its chief importance from being the centre of the flourishing butter and cheese trade of this region of Holland.
In 1254 it received a charter from William II., count of Holland, similar to that of Haarlem, but in the 15th century duke Philip the Good of Burgundy made the impoverishment of the town, due to ill-government, the excuse for establishing an oligarchical regime, by charters of 1436 and 1437.
As the capital of the ancient district of Kennemer-land between den Helder and Haarlem, Alkmaar frequently suffered in the early wars between the Hollanders and the Frisians, and in 1517 was captured by the united Gelderlanders and Frisians.
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 Kingdom of Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Holland 1806 - 1810 (Koninkrijk Holland in Dutch, Royaume de Hollande in French) was set up by Napoleon Bonaparte as a puppet kingdom for his third brother, Louis Bonaparte, in order to better control the Netherlands.
The name of the leading province, Holland, was now taken for the whole country.
Louis did not perform to Napoleon's expectations - he tried to serve Dutch interests instead of his brother's - and the kingdom was dissolved in 1810 after which the Netherlands were annexed by France until 1813.
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 HOLLAND FACTS AND INFORMATION
Holland is a region in the central-western part of the Netherlands.
Holland is a former county of the Holy_Roman_Empire, ruled by the Count_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).
Holland arose as a county of the Holy_Roman_Empire in the 9th_century.
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 HELDER - LoveToKnow Article on HELDER
, a seaport town at the northern extremity of the province of North Holland, in the kingdom of Holland, 5t m.
It is situated on the Marsdiep, the channel separating the island of Texel from the mainland, and the main entrance to the Zuider Zee, and besides being the terminus of the North Holland canal from Amsterdam, it is an important naval and military station.
In this neighborhood are the naval wharves and magazines, wet and dry docks, and the naval cadet school of Holland, the name Willemsoord being given to the whole naval establishment.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HE/HELDER.htm   (289 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of the Kingdom of Holland, 1806-1810
In March 1810, the Kingdom of Holland ceded the regions to the south of Waal and Merwede to France; on July 1st Louis Napoleon abdicated, on July 9th France, by DECREE OF RAMBOUILLET, annexed the entire kingdom.
The population of the Kingdom of Holland in 1806 was 2,178,000; that of the French departement of the IJssel, forming the Netherlands in 1813 2,215,000.
Kingdom of Holland, Constitution of 1806, from Verfassungen.de, in German
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 Holland (formerly know as Holtland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
In 1559 William I of Orange (William the Silent) was appointed stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, and Utrecht by Philip II.
Because of this predominance, both the Republic and the present Kingdom of The Netherlands are often called "Holland"; but this name as applied to the whole country is proper only for the Napoleonic Kingdom of Holland, which occupied the territory of the old republic between 1806 and 1810.
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Holland was rector of St. Chad's, Battenberg Square, and he was thought very highly of even by his own curates, who intoned all the commonplace, everyday prayers in the liturgy for him, leaving him to do all the high-class ones, and to repeat the Commandments.
Holland had asked her to marry him, would hunt out the sober garments which they had discarded and wear them when they would hear that she was not going to marry Mr.
Holland's name will be in everyone's mouth for the next year at least, and if his bishop or a friendly church warden prosecutes him, and the thing is worked up properly, he ought to be before the public for the next five years." "Oh, Ella!" "I'm not overstating the case, I assure you, my dear.
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 The Project Gutenberg eBook of History of Holland, by GEORGE EDMUNDSON.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The title, "History of Holland," given to this volume is fully justified by the predominant part which the great maritime province of Holland took in the War of Independence and throughout the whole of the subsequent history of the Dutch state and people.
Meanwhile Holland and Zeeland, though unable to compete with Brabant and Flanders in the populousness of their towns and the extent of their trade, were provinces of growing importance.
The Estates now formally recognised the prince as Stadholder of the king in Holland, Zeeland, West Friesland and Utrecht; and he was further invested with the supreme command of the forces both by land and sea and was charged with the duty of protecting the country against foreign oppression or invasion by foreign troops.
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 Holland 1697 - 1890 The history of the Lowlands during the 18th and 19th century, The Franch revolution, The Batavian ...
Holland 1697 - 1890 The history of the Lowlands during the 18th and 19th century, The Franch revolution, The Batavian Republic until The Kingdom of The Netherlands.
Bonaparte was deposed in 1810, and the kingdom was annexed by France, whereby French legal, financial, and educational reforms pervaded the Netherlands.
The policy of the states of Holland swayed the policy of the generality, and historical circumstances decreed that the policy of the states of Holland during long and critical periods should be controlled by a succession of remarkable men filling the office of Grand Pensionary.
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 United Provinces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic was officially recognized in the Peace of Westphalia (1648), and lasted until French revolutionary forces invaded in 1795 and set up a new republic, called the Batavian Republic, which would be replaced by the French-controlled Kingdom of Holland.
In 1816 it was joined with Belgium to become the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, in order to create a strong buffer state north of France.
The provinces of the republic were Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelre, Overijssel, Friesland and Groningen.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Shorn of the northern provinces by the secession of Holland as the Commonwealth of the United Provinces (1579), the Spanish Netherlands, on their cession to Austria (1713-14) were reduced to the provinces now embraced in Belgium, subsequently called the Austrian Netherlands.
He had succeeded in causing the loyal provinces to vote toleration of worship, while the provinces of Holland and Zealand of which he was master, formally refused to allow within their limits the practice of the Catholic religion.
Ostend was recaptured from Holland after a three-years' siege which claimed the attention of all Europe, and a truce of twelve years (1609-21) made with the United Provinces was employed to the greatest advantage.
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 Batavian Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Batavian Republic was proclaimed on January 19 1795, a day after stadtholder William V of Orange fled to England.
Eight years before, the Orange faction had won the upper hand in a small, but nasty civil war only thanks to the military intervention of the King of Prussia, brother-in-law of the stadtholder.
In 1806 Napoleon forced Schimmelpenninck to resign and declared his brother Louis Bonaparte king of the new Kingdom of Holland.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
G.W. The title, "History of Holland," given to this volume is fully justified by the predominant part which the great maritime province of Holland took in the War of Independence and throughout the whole of the subsequent history of the Dutch state and people.
The Kingdom of Holland and the French Annexation, 1806-1814 357-366 XXIX.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands--Union of Holland and Belgium, 1815-1830 376-388 XXXI.
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 Encyclopedia: Louis Bonaparte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During his reign, Holland was struck by two major tragedies: the explosion of a ship filled with gunpowder in the heart of the city of Leiden in 1807, and a major flooding in 1809.
Napoleon Charles Bonaparte, born December 10, 1802, Prince Royal of Holland.
Became Prince Royal of Holland on his brother's death, and was King Lodewijk II for one week between his father's abdication and the fall of Holland to Napoleon's invading army.
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 Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Holland is the common name referring to the country of The Netherlands, although this is incorrect.
Holland is a former country of the Holy Roman Empire and later the leading member of the United ProvincesRepublic of the Seven United Provinces of the Netherlands (''Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden'', 1581–1795/).
Holland failed to end their mightily successful qualification campaign in style as they were held to a goalless draw by FYR Macedonia in Group One.
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 Articles - United Kingdom of the Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815 - 1830) (1839) (Dutch: Verenigd Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, French: Royaume-Uni des Pays-Bas).
This state, officially called "Kingdom of the Netherlands", was made up of the former United Provinces (better: Republic of the Seven United Netherlands) to the north, the former Austrian Netherlands to the south, and the former prince-bishopric of Lüttich.
It lasted until the southern provinces seceded to form Belgium in 1830, though Belgian independence was not formally recognised by the north until 1839, after which the name "Kingdom of the Netherlands" remained to refer to just the northern provinces.
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 New Holland United Kingdom: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 The Netherlands
In 1805 a battalion of Grenadiers of the Guard of the Council was raised, this unit received two standards that were an elaboration of the 1802 line infantry pattern.
In 1806 Holland became a Kingdom and at this time the Dutch infantry was organised into nine regiments (1st regiment Guards) and two light regiments all of two battalion strength.
On July 9th 1810 Holland was absorbed into France and the regiments were assimilated into the French army, French 1804 pattern flags were issued to all of the ex-Dutch regiments.
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 Decline and Fall of Napoleon's Empire
The effects of this trade war on Holland were disastrous: 1,349 merchantmen entered Amsterdam in 1806; this dropped to 310 in 1809.
In December of that year he declared the annexation of the German North Sea coast from what had once been the Kingdom of Holland, across the base of the Danish peninsula and including the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg and the Hanseatic port-cities of Hamburg, Bremen and Lübeck.
There was no public interest in investment in the kingdom at all and the burden of taxation on the inhabitants grew continuously.
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 Kingdom Of The Netherlands Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In principle, the kingdom has a limited central government which is responsible for a limited range of affairs as specified by the Statute of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, from 1954 with later amendments.
The highest point is Mount Scenery (862 m) on the small island of Saba, Netherlands Antilles.
The Kingdom Government would consist of the government of the Netherlands and per Caribbean country one mandated minister.
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 Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Batavian Republic became the Kingdom of Holland.
Belgium, Holland, and Luxembourg were formed into the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
William VI, prince of Orange, became King William I of the Netherlands and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
www.worldhistory.com /holland.htm   (1060 words)

  
 Avalanche Press
The Batavian Republic was allowed to survive as a French ally, but was saddled with a huge war indemnity, agreed to maintain its battle fleet and a field army of 25,000, and also had to pay for a 20,000-man French garrison (although these 20,000 men were rarely in the Netherlands).
But the French occupation of Holland would last less than three years, and before the end of 1814, a new Dutch kingdom would be established which continues to this day.
Beginning forces are 1 Netherlands Army and 1 Netherlands Fleet (reduced), placed in Holland (the maximum force pool for the the Batavian Republic is 1 Army and 1 Fleet).
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 Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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).
The province of Holland was the cultural, political and economic center of the United Provices.
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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 Kingdom Of Holland Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Kingdom of Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Louis did not perform to Napoleon's and the kingdom was dissolved in 1810 which the Netherlands were annexed by France until 1813.
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 New Holland - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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