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  North Brabant – FREE North Brabant Information | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
The history of the province was that of Brabant (see Brabant, duchy of) until the late 16th cent., when the Dutch revolted against the harsh Spanish rule.
As a result of the Spanish reconquest of the larger part of the duchy, Brabant was divided by the Peace of Westphalia (1648) between the Spanish (later Austrian) Netherlands and the United Provinces of the Netherlands.
In 1795, North Brabant became a province of the Netherlands.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-NorthBrb.html   (1048 words)

 North Brabant - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With the Peace of Westphalia, the northern part of Brabant became part of the Netherlands as the territory of Staats-Brabant (State Brabant) under federal rule (the founding provinces of the Dutch Republic were self-governing).
In 1815, Belgium and the Netherlands were united as the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the province of North Brabant was established, in order to separate it from South Brabant, in present-day Belgium, which separated from the Kingdom in 1830.
The province is bordered by the Meuse River in the north.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /north_brabant.htm   (692 words)

 BRABANT - LoveToKnow Article on BRABANT   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He it was to whom Brabant owed the great charter of its liberties, called Lajoyeuse entre, because it was granted on the occasion of the marriage of his daughter Johanna (Jeanne) with Wenzel (Wenceslaus) of Luxemburg, and was proclaimed on their state entry into Brussels (1356).
The chief city of Brabant, Brussels, became under the Habsburg rgime the residence of the court and the capital of the Netherlands.
The important part played by Brabant at this crisis of the history of the southern Netherlands was marked in 1831 by the adoption of the ancient Brabancon colors to form the national flag, and of the lion of Brabant as the armorial bearings of Belgium.
69.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BR/BRABANT.htm   (1407 words)

 Van der Heiden Family History
In 1406, Duchess Johanna of Brabant, was succeeded by Antoon of Burgundy.
Wilhelmina Van den Asseldonk was born _____________, at ______________, Province of North Brabant, Netherlands, the daughter of ______________ and _____________ (________) Van den Asseldonk.
Hendrina Van Nistelroy was born _____________, at ______________, Province of North Brabant, Netherlands, the daughter of ______________ and _____________ (______________) Van Nistelroy.
vanderheiden.family-history.com /VdHfamilyhistory.htm   (4185 words)

 Brabant, Netherlands (Province) - LoveToKnow 1911
BRABANT, the central and metropolitan province of Belgium, is formed out of part of the ancient duchy.
From 1815 to 1830, that is to say, during the existence of the kingdom of the Netherlands, Belgian Brabant was distinguished from Dutch by the employment of the geographical terms South and North.
The surface of Brabant is undulating, and the highest points, some 400 ft. in altitude, are to be found at and near Mont St Jean.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Brabant,_Netherlands_(Province)   (172 words)

 Duchy of Brabant - MSN Encarta
Duchy of Brabant, former duchy comprising the present-day provinces of Noord-Brabant (North Brabant) in the Netherlands, and of Antwerpen and Brabant in Belgium.
The larger southern part, divided into the provinces of Antwerpen and Brabant, remained under the Spanish Habsburgs until 1713, when by the Peace of Utrecht, France was granted a part of Flanders and the rest of the Spanish possessions went to the Austrian Habsburgs.
By the terms of the peace settlement adopted at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, Brabant was included in the newly established Kingdom of the Netherlands.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761558804/Duchy_of_Brabant.html   (575 words)

 duchy of Brabant – FREE duchy of Brabant Information | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
duchy of Brabant former duchy, divided between Belgium (Brabant and Antwerp provs.) and the Netherlands (North Brabant prov.).
The duchy of Brabant emerged (1190) from the duchy of Lower Lorraine.
counties of Flanders, Hainaut, and Namur, the duchy of Brabant, and the prince-bishopric of Li è ge.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-BrabntDuc.html   (1040 words)

 Netherlands Guide - Province of North Brabant
The province of North Brabant is bordered by the Dutch provinces of Zeeland, South Holland, Gelderland, Limburg, as well as the Belgian provinces of Limburg and Antwerp.
It is bordered by the Meuse River in the North, and the Scheldt River in the West.
The Belgo-Dutch border between North Brabant of the Belgian province of Antwerp still has the particularity of not being contiguous, but having enclaves on both sides of the border, such as Baarle-Hertog.
www.eupedia.com /netherlands/noord_brabant_province.shtml   (465 words)

 NORTH BRABANT FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
North Brabant (Dutch: ''Noord-Brabant'') is a province of the Netherlands, located in the south of the country, bordered by Belgium in the south, the Meuse_River (''Maas'') in the north, Limburg in the east and Zeeland in the west.
With the Peace_of_Westphalia, the northern part of Brabant became part of the Netherlands as the territory of Staats-Brabant (State Brabant) under federal rule (the founding provinces of the Dutch_Republic were self-governing).
The province is bordered by the Meuse_River in the north.
www.witwib.com /North_Brabant   (569 words)

 Heikant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Heikant is a small village in the municipality of Bladel, in the Dutch province of North Brabant.
Heikant is a small village in the municipality of Sint Anthonis, in the Dutch province of North Brabant.
Heikant is a suburb in the north of the city of Tilburg.
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With the Peace of Westphalia, the northern part of Brabant became part of the Netherlands, and became known as Staats-Brabant, meaning "of the state".
North Brabant is currently divided into 69 municipalities.
As most of the Netherlands, North Brabant is mostly flat.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/n/no/north_brabant.html   (537 words)

 Geographic Terms File 5   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Friesland, province on the northern coast of the Netherlands, bordered on the west by the IJsselmeer, on the north by the North Sea, and on the south and east by the provinces of Overijssel, Groningen and Drente.
It is bounded on the north and west by Norway, on the northeast by Finland, on the east by the Gulf of Bothnia and the Baltic Sea, and on the southwest by the Skagerrak, Kattegat, and Öresund straits.
Brabant is traversed by the Dyle, Demer, and Senne rivers.
www.jaenfield.com /genealogy/Enf_Bry/g5.html   (4283 words)

 Family History - pafg08 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Petronella Clement was born on 18 Oct 1785 in Beek en Donk, North Brabant, Netherlands.
Gijsbertus Verhagen was born on 9 Sep 1797 in Nuenen, North Brabant, Netherlands.
Antonie Joosten was born on 1 Jan 1800 in Nuenen, North Brabant, Netherlands.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~saclarke/famhis/pafg08.htm   (386 words)

 Amsterdam.info - Province of North Brabant, The Netherlands
North Brabant (Noord Brabant) is a South central mainland province of the Netherlands.
The capital of the North Brabant province is the town of 's-Hertogenbosch (or shorter: Den Bosch).
North Brabant is province of varied landscape and many attractions, therefore is often visited by the Dutch themselves.
www.amsterdam.info /netherlands/provinces/north-brabant   (395 words)

 Noord-Brabant Province (The Netherlands)
During the Dutch Republic the Staten of Brabant continued the lion as arms of Brabant.
In the Middle Ages, it was occupied by Salic Franks, and was first a part of Austrasia, later of Lorraine, and since the 10th century, it formed the county of Leuven, which became the duchy of Brabant in the 12th century.
As to the colours of the arms, in 1234 in a Crusade against the Stedingen in East-Frisia, Henry I supposedly used a fl flag, with on the one side the Holy Mary in an aureole, and on the other side a lion or, tongued and nailed gules.
flagspot.net /flags/nl-nb.html   (654 words)

 The Sytje Van Etten and Jan Evertz Terwilliger Family
Brabant is now divided into three provinces; North Brabant belonging to the Netherlands; Antwerp belonging to Belgium and South Brabant to the same kingdom.
The inhabitants of North Brabant speak the Dutch language; those of Antwerp the Flemish and those of South Brabant the Walloon French.
From the earliest settlement of the Esopus this name of Brabant was given to the lowlands along the Esopus creek on its west side opposite to and north of Kingston.
members.itol.com /~milquet/html/whitbeck/vanettenjacob.htm   (918 words)

 Den Bosch travel guide - Wikitravel
North is the area between the city center and the A59, which includes the neighborhoods de Rompert, Orthen, Herven and the area around the Prins Hendrik Park.
Trains depart from Den Bosch main station in city center, which is located at the 'Stationsweg', towards Utrecht-Amsterdam-Haarlem and Utrecht-Schiphol in the north, in the direction of Nijmegen-Arnhem-Zwolle in the east, towards Eindhoven-Maastricht and Tilburg-Breda-Roosendaal in the south.
In the north of the city center, outside the boudaries of the northern fortifications is the Citadel.
wikitravel.org /en/Den_Bosch   (1847 words)

 a short history of Brabant
In 1406 Duchess Johanna of Brabant, was succeeded by Antoon of Burgundy.
The first university in the Netherlands, in Leuven, was founded in 1425 by the latter's son, Jan IV of Brabant.
During the rule of Napoleon I Bonaparte, from 1795 - 1814, the remaining southern estates of Brabant were split in the Département de la Dyle (later the Belgian province of Brabant) and the Département des Deux-Nethes (now the Belgian province of Antwerpen).
www.aegee.tue.nl /brabant/brab1.html   (583 words)

 A Brief Look At The French Classical Organ, Its Origins and German Counterpart
The North Brabant builders, however, even very late in the century still had not separated more than a rank or two from the Great Blockwerk and it was not until after 1600 that reeds appeared with some regularity in their instruments, especially on the Great.
In the North the goal in this period was clarity and transparency of tone, and contrast and balance in the ensemble effects.
While in the North they were slower to use reeds, particularly on the Great, they made up for their tardiness by exploiting more fully the many possibilities offered by the numerous useable shapes for the resonators of reed pipes.
www.lawrencephelps.com /Documents/Articles/Phelps/abrieflook.shtml   (2757 words)

 Brabant (Former province, Belgium)
The Duchy of Brabant was formed under the Counts of Leuven.
In 1288, Duke of Brabant Jean I (1253-1294, Duke in 1267) defeated the Duke of Limburg in Woeringen, near Cologne, and succeeded him as the Duke of Limburg, controlling therefore the fortified city of Maastricht.
The province of Brabant was officially replaced by the two provinces of Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant on 1 January 1995.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/be-brab.html   (534 words)

The colours of the Belgian flag were taken from the arms of Brabant, a province in the former Low Countries (today Belgium and the Netherlands), which extended from the Walloon province of Walloon Brabant, over the Flemish provinces of Flemish Brabant (and Brussels) and Antwerpen, and up to the Dutch province of North-Brabant.
The lion of Brabant features on the arms of the Kingdom of Belgium and the provincial arms of Walloon Brabant and Flemish Brabant, as well as on the arms of the Dutch province of North-Brabant.
As in 1789, during the Brabantine Revolution, the Brabant colours fly everywhere, supplanting the orange Dutch cockade or the French flag.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/be.html   (1591 words)

 Netherlands Guide - Province of North Brabant : 's Hertogenbosch
135,000) is the capital of the province of North Brabant.
It owes its name to Henry I of Brabant (1165-1235), first the Duke of Brabant, who possessed a large estate in nearby Orthen, and founded the city of 's-Hertogenbosch in 1185.
Founded by charter in 1185, 's Hertogenbosch was intended to protect the interest of the Duke of Brabant against the Counties of Guelders and Holland.
www.eupedia.com /netherlands/'s_hertogen_bosch.shtml   (984 words)

 North-Brabant travel guide - Wikitravel
North-Brabant (commonly called Brabant) is a province in the south of The Netherlands.
It's bordered by Belgium in the south, the Meuse River (Maas) in the north, Limburg in the east and Zeeland in the west.
The southern provinces have historically been the Roman Catholic area of the Netherlands, in contrast with the protestantism in the rest of the country.
wikitravel.org /en/North-Brabant   (263 words)

 North Brabant — Infoplease.com
72,293), North Brabant prov., SE Netherlands, on the Aa River.
Transitional geometries between gently plunging and steeply plunging folds: an example from the Lower Palaeozoic Brabant Massif, Anglo-Brabant......
The far north and the deep south: contemporary fiction in the Netherlands and Flanders.
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 My (Side) Trip to Run in the North Brabant Marathon
North Brabant is very near the Belgian border and is actually closer to Brussels than Amsterdam.
Although the North Brabant Marathon is a small event with only about 300 marathon entrants (though with more half marathoners and 10K runners), there were elaborate “big-marathon” preparations.
Entering this Brabant Marathon was more of an enlightening and enjoyable experience than I ever thought possible.
www.marathonmaniacs.com /Articles/NorthBrabantMarathon2005.htm   (1768 words)

 Some sites of historical-geographic interest
Historical geography of the region of the former duchy of Brabant
Both in The North they were and this special site tells you all.
The Stichting Brabants Heem unites more than 110 local history circles in the Dutch province of North-Brabant (and some in the Belgian province of Antwerp), that have together about 23.000 members.
users.bart.nl /~leenders/other.html   (1690 words)

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