|Lordship of Ravenstein
Heerlijkheid Ravenstein (nl)
Freiherrschaft Ravenstein (de)
|State of the Holy Roman Empire|
|Historical era||Middle Ages|
|-||Castle and town founded||1358|
|-||Gained city rights||1380|
|-||Annexed by Cleves||1528|
Ravenstein (population: 8,466) is a city and a former municipality in the South of the Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. The former municipality covered an area of 42.68 km² (of which 0.96 km² water). In 2003 it was incorporated into the city of Oss.
Ravenstein received city rights in 1380.
History of the Lordship of Ravenstein
In 1397, Duke Adolph I of Cleves became Lord of Ravenstein.
- Tourist information about Ravenstein
- An American photoblogger in Ravenstein
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Ravestein". Map of the municipality around 1868.
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