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I. The Burgundian Netherlands 1-11

II. Habsburg Rule in the Netherlands 12-26

III. The Prelude to the Revolt 27-46

IV. The Revolt of the Netherlands 47-68

V. William the Silent 69-81

VI. The Beginnings of the Dutch Republic 82-109

VII. The System of Government 110-118

VIII. The Twelve Years' Truce 119-126

IX. Maurice and Oldenbarneveldt 127-138

X. From the end of the Twelve Years' Truce
to the Peace of Munster, 1621-1648.
The Stadholderate
of Frederick Henry of Orange 139-158

XI. The East and West India Companies.
Commercial and Economic Expansion 159-185

XII. Letters, Science and Art 186-201

XIII. The Stadholderate of William II.
The Great Assembly 202-211

XIV. Rise of John de Witt.
The First English War 212-224

XV. The Administration of John de Witt, 1654-1665,
from the Peace of Westminster to
the Out-break of the Second English War 225-235

XVI. The last years of De Witt's Administration,
1665-1672. The Second English War.
The Triple Alliance.
The French Invasion 236-250

XVII. War with France and England. William III,
Stadholder. Murder of the brothers De
Witt, 1672 251-257

XVIII. The Stadholderate of William III,
1672-1688 258-273

XIX. The King-Stadholder, 1688-1702 274-284

XX. The War of the Spanish Succession and the
Treaties of Utrecht, 1702-1715 285-297

XXI. The Stadholderless Republic, 1715-1740 298-305

XXII. The Austrian Succession War and William
IV, 1740-1751 306-315

XXIII. The Regency of Anne and of Brunswick,
1751-1766 316-320

XXIV. William V. First Period, 1766-1780 321-326

XXV. Stadholderate of William V (_continued_),
1780-1788. The English War.
Patriot Movement. Civil War. Prussian
Intervention 327-336

XXVI. The Orange Restoration. Downfall of the
Republic, 1788-1795 337-343

XXVII. The Batavian Republic, 1795-1806 344-356

XXVIII. The Kingdom of Holland and the French
Annexation, 1806-1814 357-366

XXIX. The Formation of the Kingdom of the
Netherlands, 1814-1815 367-375

XXX. The Kingdom of the Netherlands--Union
of Holland and Belgium, 1815-1830 376-388

XXXI. The Belgian Revolution. The Separation of
Holland and Belgium, 1830-1842 389-404

XXXII. William I abdicates. Reign of William II.
Revision of the Constitution, 1842-1849 405-410

XXXIII. Reign of William III to the death of
Thorbecke, 1849-1872 411-418

XXXIV. The later reign of William III, and the
Regency of Queen Emma, 1872-1898 419-425

XXXV. The Reign of Queen Wilhelmina, 1898-1917 426-428

EPILOGUE 429-432


INDEX 445-464


THE NETHERLANDS, _about_ 1550
THE NETHERLANDS, _after_ 1648 AFTER p. 444



The last duke of the ancient Capetian house of Burgundy dying in 1361
without heirs male, the duchy fell into the possession of the French
crown, and was by King John II bestowed upon his youngest son, Philip
the Hardy, Duke of Touraine, as a reward, it is said, for the valour he
displayed in the battle of Poictiers. The county of Burgundy, generally
known as Franche-Comté, was n
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  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
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