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, Netherlands (Holland) - The Church of St Lawrence. Rotterdam
The pilgrims of the Rhine ([1834])
, Netherlands (Holland)
The Church of St Lawrence. Rotterdam
The pilgrims of the Rhine ([1834])
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, Netherlands (Holland) - The Royal Palace at the Hague
The Illustrated London News, 1849
, Netherlands (Holland)
The Royal Palace at the Hague
The Illustrated London News, 1849
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, Netherlands (Holland) - Weeper's Tower, Amsterdam
Picturesque Europe : with illustrations on steel and wood by the most eminent artists ([1876-1879])
, Netherlands (Holland)
Weeper's Tower, Amsterdam
Picturesque Europe : with illustrations on steel and wood by the most eminent artists ([1876-1879])
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, Netherlands (Holland) - Leiden, Stadhuis (1910)
, Netherlands (Holland)
Leiden, Stadhuis (1910)
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Invention 1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)

1701 - England, Austria, Netherlands formed Alliance against France

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1745 - England, Austria, Saxony, Netherlands formed alliance against Russia; French forces defeated Ango-Dutch army at Fontenoy

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1748 - Riot broke out in Amsterdam after public execution; over 200 killed

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(1780 - 1783) Netherlands at war with England

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1784 - Peace of Versailles ended war between France, England, Holland; Holland banned orange clothes

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1793 - France declared war on Britain and Netherlands; French conquered Geertruidenberg, Netherlands

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1825 - Dike breaks caused severe flooding, more than 800 died (Netherlands)

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1870 - Amstel Brewery opened (Netherlands)

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News 1888 - Marriage by the Glove.
A marriage by proxy, or as it is called, "marriage by the glove," is prevalent in Holland, and is brought about by the fact that many of the eligible young men, after having finished their education, depart for Dutch India. A friend selects a willing young lady, generally one with a substantial dot and otherwise conforming closely to specifications... Read MORE...
1919 - July 11 – The eight-hour day and free Sunday become law for workers in the Netherlands.

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July 11, 1919


Ancestors Who Were Born and/or Died Here




Chandler
Sarah Chandler (abt. 1616, , Netherlands (Holland) - 27 Oct 1675, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

Cooke
Jacob Cooke (1618, , Netherlands (Holland) - 18 Dec 1675, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)
John Cooke (bet. 1606-1607, , Netherlands (Holland) - 23 Nov 1695, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA)

DeForest
male Michel DeForest (18 Jun 1637, , Netherlands (Holland) - 1690, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia))

Masterson
Sarah Masterson (abt. 1622, , Netherlands (Holland) - 1701, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

Wynen (Wijnen)
Albert (Egbertus) Wynen (Wijnen) (7 Aug 1823, , Netherlands (Holland) - , )
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here




1603
Francis Cooke (abt. 1583 - 7 Apr 1663) & Hester Mahieu (abt. 1585 - 18 Jun 1666)
married 30 Jun 1603


1615
Roger Chandler (abt. 1590 - bef. 1665) & Isabella Chilton (15 Jan 1586 - abt. 1665)
married 21 July 1615


1619
Richard Masterson (abt. 1594 - 1633) & Mary Goodall (1600 - 1659)
married 23 Nov 1619
 



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