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Dutch Republic
The Hague
The Hague
(de facto)Languages Dutch, Zeelandic, West Flemish, Dutch Low Saxon, West FrisianReligion Dutch ReformedGovernment Confederative republicStadtholder •  1581–1584 William I (first) •  1751–1795 William V (last)Grand Pensionary •  1581–1585 Paulus Buys
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Cananefates
The Cananefates, or Canninefates, Caninefates, or Canenefatae, meaning "leek masters",[1] were a Germanic tribe,[2] who lived in the Rhine delta, in western Batavia (later Betuwe), in the Roman province of Germania Inferior
Germania Inferior
(now in the Dutch province of Zuid-Holland), before and during the Roman conquest. Apparently, the name had its origins in the fact that the Cananefates lived on sandy soils that were considered excellent for growing Alliums such as leeks and onions.[3] At the beginning of the Batavian rebellion
Batavian rebellion
under Gaius Julius Civilis in the year 69, the Batavians sent envoys to the Canninefates to urge a common policy
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West Francia
In medieval historiography, West Francia
Francia
(Latin: Francia
Francia
occidentalis) or the Kingdom of the West Franks
Franks
(regnum Francorum occidentalium) was the western part of Charlemagne's Empire, inhabited and ruled by the Germanic Franks
Franks
that forms the earliest stage of the Kingdom of France, lasting from about 840 until 987. West Francia
Francia
was formed out of the division of the Carolingian Empire
Carolingian Empire
in 843 under the Treaty of Verdun[1] after the death of Emperor Louis the Pious
Louis the Pious
and the east–west division which "gradually hardened into the establishment of separate kingdoms (...) of what we can begin to call Germany and France."[2] West Francia
Francia
extended further south than modern France, but it did not extend as far east
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Belgae
The Belgae
Belgae
(/ˈbɛldʒiː/ or /ˈbɛlɡaɪ/[1]) were a large Gaulish confederation[2] of tribes living in northern Gaul, between the English Channel, the west bank of the Rhine, and northern bank of the river Seine, from at least the third century BC. They were discussed in depth by Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
in his account of his wars in Gaul. Some peoples in Britain were also called Belgae
Belgae
and O'Rahilly equated them with the Fir Bolg
Fir Bolg
in Ireland
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Tubanti
The Tubantes were a Germanic tribe, living in the eastern part of The Netherlands, north of the Rhine
Rhine
river. They are often equated to the Tuihanti, who are known from two inscriptions found near Hadrian's Wall. The modern name Twente
Twente
derives from the word Tuihanti.Contents1 History 2 Archeology 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] Little is known about the Tubantes
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Germania Inferior
Germania
Germania
Inferior ("Lower Germany") was a Roman province
Roman province
located on the west bank of the Rhine. According to Ptolemy (2.9), Germania Inferior included the Rhine
Rhine
from its mouth up to the mouth of the Obringa, a river identified with either the Aar
Aar
or the Moselle
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Salian Franks
The Salian Franks, also called the Salians (Latin: Salii; Greek: Σάλιοι Salioi), were a northwestern subgroup of the earliest Franks
Franks
who first appear in the historical records in the third century.Contents1 Origins and early history 2 Etymology 3 Culture 4 History 5 Footnotes 6 ReferencesOrigins and early history[edit] Like the other Franks
Franks
in this period, the Salian Franks
Franks
were a Germanic people living near the river Rhine, which had long been a militarized border. The Salians, unlike other Franks, first appear living inside the Roman Empire, living in the Rhine
Rhine
delta in the modern Netherlands. In modern works they are frequently contrasted with their neighbours to the east, known as the Rhineland or Ripuarian Franks, who eventually held the Roman city of Cologne, in modern Germany
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List Of Countries By Population
This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population. It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. For instance, the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
is considered as a single entity while the constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands
are considered separately. In addition, this list includes certain states with limited recognition not found in ISO 3166-1. The population figures do not reflect the practice of countries that report significantly different populations of citizens domestically and overall
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Batavii
The Batavi were an ancient Germanic tribe that lived around the modern Dutch Rhine
Rhine
delta in the area that the Romans called Batavia, from the second half of the first century BC to the third century AD. The name is also applied to several military units employed by the Romans that were originally raised among the Batavi
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Chamavi
The Chamavi
Chamavi
were a Germanic tribe
Germanic tribe
of Roman imperial times whose name survived into the Early Middle Ages. They first appear under that name in the 1st century AD Germania
Germania
of Tacitus
Tacitus
as a Germanic tribe
Germanic tribe
that lived to the north of the Lower Rhine. Their name probably survives in the region today called Hamaland, which is in the Gelderland
Gelderland
province of the Netherlands, between the IJssel
IJssel
and Ems rivers.Contents1 Etymology 2 Location and historical mentions 3 See also 4 References 5 SourcesEtymology[edit] Various proposals have been made. The ending of the name is found in various Greek and Roman forms that are similar to other tribes
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Carolingian Empire
The Carolingian Empire
Empire
(800–888) was a large empire in western and central Europe
Europe
during the early Middle Ages. It was ruled by the Carolingian dynasty, which had ruled as kings of the Franks
Franks
since 751 and as kings of the Lombards
Lombards
of Italy
Italy
from 774. In 800, the Frankish king Charlemagne
Charlemagne
was crowned emperor in Rome
Rome
by Pope Leo III in an effort to revive the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
in the west during a vacancy in the throne of the eastern Roman Empire. After a civil war (840–43) following the death of Emperor Louis the Pious, the empire was divided into autonomous kingdoms, with one king still recognised as emperor, but with little authority outside his own kingdom
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Austrasia
Austrasia
Austrasia
was a territory which formed the northeastern section of the Merovingian Kingdom of the Franks
Franks
during the 6th to 8th centuries. It was centred on the Meuse, Middle Rhine
Middle Rhine
and the Moselle
Moselle
rivers, and was the original territory of the Franks, including both the so-called Salians and Rhineland
Rhineland
Franks, which Clovis I
Clovis I
conquered after first taking control of the bordering part of Roman Gaul, now northern France, which is sometimes described in this period as Neustria. In AD 567, Austrasia
Austrasia
became a separate kingdom within the Frankish kingdom and was ruled by Sigebert I
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Middle Francia
Middle Francia
Francia
(Latin: Francia
Francia
media) was a short-lived Frankish kingdom which was created in 843 by the Treaty of Verdun
Treaty of Verdun
after an intermittent civil war between the grandsons of Charlemagne
Charlemagne
resulted in division of the united empire. Middle Francia
Francia
was allocated to emperor Lothair I, the eldest son and successor of emperor Louis the Pious
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Paulus Buys
Paulus Buys, heer van Zevenhoven
Zevenhoven
and (from 1592) Capelle ter Vliet[1] (Amersfoort, 1531 – IJsselstein, Manor house
Manor house
Capelle ter Vliet, 4 May 1594 [1]) was Grand Pensionary of Holland
Holland
between 1572 and 1584.Contents1 Life 2 Family 3 Notes 4 References 5 External linksLife[edit] Buys was born in a wealthy family in Amersfoort
Amersfoort
in the province of Utrecht. He studied law in France and worked as lawyer at the court of Holland
Holland
for a few years. In 1561, he became pensionary of Leiden. Later on he also became 'hoogheemraad' (the chief official) of the 'Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland' (Dutch constitutional body for the security of dikes and polders against the sea and the rivers) of Rhineland
Rhineland
(the area around Leiden). Pensionaries were well paid
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De Facto
In law and government, de facto (/deɪ ˈfæktoʊ/ or /di ˈfæktoʊ/[1]; Latin: de facto, "in fact"; Latin pronunciation: [deː ˈfaktoː]), describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.[2][3][4] It is commonly used to refer to what happens in practice, in contrast with de jure ("in law"), which refers to things that happen according to law
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West Frisian Language
West Frisian, or simply Frisian (Frysk; Dutch: Fries [ˈfris]) is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry. It is the most widely spoken of the three Frisian languages. For English linguists West Frisian is notable as being the most closely related language to English outside of Britain.Contents1 Name 2 Speakers 3 Dialects 4 History4.1 Old Frisian 4.2 Middle Frisian and New Frisian5 Alphabet 6 Phonology 7 Grammar 8 Status 9 Folklore about relation to English 10 Westerlauwers Frisian 11 Sample text 12 See also 13 References 14 Further reading 15 External linksName[edit] The name "West Frisian" is only used outside the Netherlands, to distinguish this language from the closely related Frisian languages of Saterland Frisian and North Frisian spoken in Germany
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