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Enno Doedes Star
Enno Doedes Star
Enno Doedes Star
(Osterhusen 1631 – Wirdum 1707) was a Dutch admiral. Star was born in East Frisia, an area just outside the Dutch Republic that however in the 17th century had close religious and linguistic ties with it. He started his career in the Dutch Navy in 1658 when he took service with the Admiralty of Amsterdam
Admiralty of Amsterdam
in the rank of extraordinary captain. For three years he had convoy duty in The Channel, protecting Dutch merchantmen from Portuguese privateers during the Dutch-Portuguese War. In 1661 and 1664 he commanded the supply ship Groene Kameel, supporting the Dutch Mediterranean Fleet. This fleet, under command of Vice-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, towards the end of 1664 was ordered to execute a punitive expedition against English possessions in West-Africa, after the British had captured Dutch trading posts there
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Bartholomeus Van Der Helst
Bartholomeus van der Helst[1] (1613 – buried 16 December 1670) was a Dutch painter. Considered to be one of the leading portrait painters of the Dutch Golden Age, his elegant portraits gained him the patronage of Amsterdam's elite as well as the Stadtholder's circle.[2] Besides portraits, van der Helst painted a few genre pictures as well as some biblical scenes and mythological subjects.[3]Contents1 Life 2 Work2.1 General 2.2 Portraits 2.3 Portrait of Gerard Andriesz Bicker 2.4 Genre scenes 2.5 Collaborations3 Gallery 4 References 5 External linksLife[edit] Bartholomeus van der Helst
Bartholomeus van der Helst
was born in Haarlem
Haarlem
in 1613. His exact date of birth is not known as the birth records of Haarlem
Haarlem
of that time are lost. He was the son of a Haarlem
Haarlem
innkeeper called Lodewijk and his second wife, Aeltgen Bartels
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Hinte
Hinte is a village and a municipality in the district of Aurich, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km south of Norden, and 6 km north of Emden.v t eTowns and municipalities in Aurich (district)Aurich Baltrum Berumbur Dornum Großefehn Großheide Hage Hagermarsch Halbemond Hinte Ihlow Juist Krummhörn Leezdorf Lütetsburg Marienhafe Norden Norderney Osteel Rechtsupweg Südbrookmerland Upgant-Schott Wiesmoor WirdumReferences[edit]^ Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)Authority controlWorldCat Identities VIAF: 167923483 GND: 4424093-4This East Frisia article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis Aurich (district) location article is a stub
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Groningen (province)
Groningen
Groningen
(Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)] ( listen); Gronings: Grönnen or Grunn; West Frisian: Grinslân) is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands. It borders on Friesland
Friesland
to the west, Drenthe
Drenthe
to the south, the German state of Niedersachsen (districts of Leer and Emsland) to the east, and the Wadden Sea
Wadden Sea
to the north. In 2014, it had a population of 582,640 and a total area of 2,960 km2 (1,140 sq mi). The area was subsequently part of Frisia, the Frankish Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Dutch Republic, which is the precursor state of the Netherlands. In the 14th century, the city of Groningen became a member of the Hanseatic League. The capital of the province and the seat of the provincial government is the city of Groningen
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Buitenplaats
A buitenplaats (literally "outside place") was a summer residence for rich townspeople in the Netherlands. During the Dutch Golden Age
Dutch Golden Age
of the 17th century, many traders and city administrators in Dutch towns became very wealthy. Many of them bought country estates, at first mainly to collect rents, however soon mansions started to be built there, which were used only during the summer.Contents1 History 2 Notable buitenplaatsen still existing 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit]Tea house on the river Vecht, part of GuntersteinDetail of the garden of Het Loo Palace
Het Loo Palace
today. An 18th century show-garden in the popular "French style".These buitenplaatsen, or buitenhuizen could be found in picturesque regions which were easily accessible from the owner's home in town, and they were near a clean water source
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Appingedam
Appingedam
Appingedam
(Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɑpɪŋəˈdɑm] ( listen); Gronings: n Daam) is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands. Although there is no certainty as to the exact age of Appingedam, historical research demonstrates that the place in which the city would eventually be built had been inhabited for over a millennium. Specifically, the area in which the earliest traces of human settlements have been reported is the Wierde, a quarter located in the northern part of the city centre. Today, a narrow, winding street by the same name runs along the waterfront as a living testimony to the times gone by
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Irish Sea
The Irish Sea
Sea
(Irish: Muir Éireann / An Mhuir Mheann,[1] Manx: Y Keayn Yernagh,[2] Scots: Erse Sea, Scottish Gaelic: Muir Èireann,[3] Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Welsh: Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland
Ireland
and Great Britain; linked to the Celtic Sea
Sea
in the south by St George's Channel, and to the Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland[4] in the north by the Straits of Moyle. Anglesey, Wales, is the largest island in the Irish Sea. The second in size is the Isle of Man
Isle of Man
and the sea may occasionally, but rarely, be referred to as the Manx Sea
Sea
(Irish: Muir Meann,[5] Manx: Mooir Vannin, Scottish Gaelic: Muir Mhanainn).[6][7][8] The Irish Sea
Sea
is of significant economic importance to regional trade, shipping and transport, fishing, and power generation in the form of wind power and nuclear power plants
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War Of The Grand Alliance
The Nine Years' War
Nine Years' War
(1688–97) – often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg[2] – was a conflict between Louis XIV
Louis XIV
of France and a European coalition of Austria, the Holy Roman Empire, the Dutch Republic, Spain, England and Savoy. It was fought in Europe
Europe
and the surrounding seas, Ireland, North America and in India. It is sometimes considered the first global war
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Battle Of Schooneveld
Upper RhineSinsheim Entzheim Mulhouse Turckheim Salzbach Altenheim Konzer Brücke Trier Philippsburg Kochersberg Freiburg Rheinfelden GengenbachFranche-ComtéBesançonBrandenburgFehrbellinPyreneesMaureillas EspouillesAmericasMartinique AcadiaNaval battlesSolebay Schooneveld Texel Stromboli Augusta Palermo Tobagov t eThird Anglo-Dutch WarSolebay Schooneveld TexelThe Battles of Schooneveld were two naval battles of the Franco-Dutch War, fought off the coast of the Netherlands
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Third Anglo-Dutch War
The Third Anglo-Dutch War
Third Anglo-Dutch War
or the Third Dutch War (Dutch: Derde Engelse Oorlog "Third English War", or Derde Engelse Zeeoorlog "Third English Sea War") was a military conflict between the Kingdom of England
Kingdom of England
and the Dutch Republic, that lasted between April 1672 and early 1674
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Franco-Dutch War
Peace among France, the Dutch Republic
Dutch Republic
and England:Treaty of Westminster (1674) Treaty of Nijmegen
Treaty of Nijmegen
(1678–1679)Territorial changes
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Harwich
Harwich
Harwich
/ˈhærɪtʃ/ is a town in Essex, England
England
and one of the Haven ports, located on the coast with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east. It is in the Tendring
Tendring
district. Nearby places include Felixstowe
Felixstowe
to the northeast, Ipswich
Ipswich
to the northwest, Colchester
Colchester
to the southwest and Clacton-on-Sea
Clacton-on-Sea
to the south. It is the northernmost coastal town within Essex. Its position on the estuaries of the Stour and Orwell rivers and its usefulness to mariners as the only safe anchorage between the Thames and the Humber
Humber
led to a long period of maritime significance, both civil and military
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Hans Willem Van Aylva
Hans Willem van Aylva (ca. 1633, Holwerd - 21 February 1691, near Leuven) was a Dutch soldier. In 1667 he participated in the Dutch Raid on Medway. He was appointed a Major General in 1668 and promoted to Lieutenant General four years later.[1] He was also Lieutenant Admiral of Friesland. He saw a great deal of service in the Franco-Dutch War during the 1670s, and was badly wounded at the Battle of Seneffe in 1674. Following the outbreak of the Nine Years War he commanded a small Dutch army that took part in early operations around Cologne where he co-operated with German forces under Hans Adam von Schöning.[2] At the Battle of Walcourt (1689) he led a mixed force of English and Dutch soldiers
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Tjerk Hiddes De Vries
Tjerk Hiddes de Vries
Tjerk Hiddes de Vries
(Sexbierum, 6 August 1622 - Flushing, 6 August 1666) was a naval hero and Dutch admiral from the seventeenth century. The French, who could not pronounce his name, called him Kiërkides. His name was also given as Tsjerk, Tierck or Tjerck.Contents1 Early life and childhood 2 Career at the Navy 3 After his death 4 Dutch Navy ships 5 ReferencesEarly life and childhood[edit] Tierck was born in 1622 in the province of Fryslan
Fryslan
(Friesland), in the village of Sexbierum, in Frisia, as the son of a poor farmer called Hidde Siurds and his wife Swab Tjeirckdochter. At the age of twelve, he went to sea. In 1648 he married Nannetje Atses; the couple settled in Harlingen, Frisia's main port
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States Of Groningen
The Provincial Council of Groningen[4] (Dutch: Provinciale Staten van Groningen,[5] pronounced [proːvɪnˈʃaːlə ˈstaːtən vɑn ˈɣroːnɪŋən]) are the States-Provincial for the Dutch province of Groningen. It forms the legislative body of the province. Its 43 seats are distributed every four years in provincial elections
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