Netherlands -- History -- Eighty Years' War, 1568-1648
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten letter on parchment addressed to Philip II of Spain from the captain of the royal army. The item is a report on the war in the Netherlands. The author suggests that the Netherlands should not be kept so isolated since they could be an easy target for Spain's enemies. It is also suggested that the Church should be informed that some of its priests are assisting the rebellion.
Proceedings of a governing body in the Netherlands. These materials appear to be a scribe's record of the meetings of the organization. From analysing the language, paleography, and paper used in the documents, it has been surmised that the items were produced sometime in the seventeenth century.
Handwritten and signed letter in Spanish dated September 1, 1576. The item is addressed to the Spanish Parliament in Madrid, Spain. Philip appoints John of Austria as governor and military commander in the Netherlands and Burgundy.