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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Geoffrey Parker considers the far-reaching consequences of a sudden change of plan by the king of Spain in 1567.

Julia Jones examines the career of Willem van de Velde the Elder, the first official war artists, whoes images of the Battle of Sole Bay are on display at the Queen's House in Greenwich.

Volume: 64 Issue: 2 2014

The future emperor was born on August 31st, AD 12.

Volume: 62 Issue: 8 2012

Jos Damen tells the stories of two unusual men who lived a century apart in the Dutch colony at Elmina in West Africa; a poet who became a tax inspector and a former slave who argued that slavery did not contradict ideas of Christian freedom.

Volume: 62 Issue: 8 2012

A peace conference held in Holland in 1899 in fact ended by rewriting the laws of war, says Geoffrey Best.

Volume: 61 Issue: 3 2011

Rowena Hammal explains why the United Provinces enjoyed a ‘Golden Age’ in the first half of the Seventeenth Century.

Issue: 62 2008

Nick Pelling suggests that credit should go not to the Netherlands but much further south to Catalonia.

Volume: 58 Issue: 10 2008

Geoffrey Parker considers the far-reaching consequences of a sudden change of plan by the king of Spain in 1567.

Volume: 54 Issue: 8 2004

Graham Darby explains how and why the creation of the Dutch state preceded the existence of Dutch national feeling.

Issue: 43 2002

Stewart MacDonald introduces the humanist scholar whose writings made him one of the most significant figures of 16th-century Europe.  

Issue: 36 2000

Paul Doolan describes the unique 400-year-long trading, intellectual and artistic contacts between the Dutch and the Japanese.

Volume: 50 Issue: 4 2000

Jan Herman Brinks examines the Dutch myth of resistance and finds collaboration with the Nazis went right to the top.

Volume: 49 Issue: 6 1999

Mack Holt argues that the early-modern obsession with tradition was sometimes a deliberate smokescreen for innovation.

Issue: 23 1995

Richard Pflederer on the technological and cartographical advances of the early modern naval powers of Holland and England

Volume: 44 Issue: 1 1994

Without the economic muscle of the Netherlands' largest city, William III would never have been able to stage Britain's 'Glorious Revolution' or urge European war against Louis XIV. But his relationship with Amsterdam's burghers was far from smooth, as Elizabeth Edwards outlines here.

Volume: 43 Issue: 12 1993

Charles Wilson sets the scene for a special issue celebrating the tercentenary of the Glorious Revolution and England's 'Dutch Connection'.

Volume: 38 Issue: 7 1988

Charles Boxer examines the impact of 1688 on Anglo-Dutch relationship with nations east of Suez.

Volume: 38 Issue: 7 1988

On 4th April 1944, Anne Frank wrote, 'I want to go on living even after my death!' Four months later, she and her family left for a concentration camp after capture by the Gestapo, and she died from typhus at Bergen-Belsen in March 1945, aged fifteen years.

Volume: 35 Issue: 3 1985

One of William of Orange's earliest convictions was that the Dutch Revolt would never succeed without foreign support. 

Volume: 34 Issue: 7 1984

C.R. Boxer describes how porcelain, silks and, above all, tea formed the basis of a lucrative trade between the Chinese and Dutch in the eighteenth century.

Volume: 29 Issue: 11 1979

The Friars Hermits of St Augustine founded their London house in 1253. L.W. Cowie describes how, after the Reformation, it became the Dutch Protestant Church.

Volume: 29 Issue: 1 1979

Elka Schrijver describes the art and making of a northern Renaissance man.

Volume: 28 Issue: 2 1978

Elka Schrijver documents the productions and popularity of these 18th-century engravings and prints.

Volume: 27 Issue: 4 1977

C.R. Boxer describe show, three centuries ago, the great Dutch commander was mortally wounded in battle off the coast of Sicily.

Volume: 26 Issue: 4 1976

Elka Schrijver recounts how tornados frequently changed the course of history for the province and town of Utrecht.

Volume: 25 Issue: 4 1975

From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, writes Elka Schrijver, Bergen in North Brabant was the scene of important sieges.

Volume: 25 Issue: 11 1975

After centuries of Habsburg rule, writes Elka Schrijver, the Grand Duchy came under the Orange-Nassau dynasty in 1815 and, in reduced size, is still independent.

Volume: 25 Issue: 9 1975

Eynon Smart describes how, when the third Dutch War began in 1672, Charles II and his Ministers were faced with financial needs; a reprieve for the Exchequer was their answer, but it disturbed the country’s banking system.

Volume: 22 Issue: 7 1972

Conrad Dixon describes how, in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Pelsaert of Antwerp was the first European to spend some time on shore.

Volume: 22 Issue: 10 1972

In 1572, writes S.F.C. Moore, Brill was the scene of a dramatic action in the Dutch revolt against the rule of Spain.

Volume: 22 Issue: 5 1972

Stephen Usherwood describes how, in 1544, reports of a marvellous new flower, the tulip, first reached Western Europe, where it soon aroused a ‘fever of excited speculation’.

Volume: 20 Issue: 5 1970

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