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- The Seventeen Provinces, also called the Burgundian Circle, is the name given to a number of counties and duchies in the Low Countries in the 15th and 16th century.
- Most of these were fiefs of either France or the Holy Roman Empire, although by the 15th century they had been united in a personal union and were only fiefs in name. In the Pragmatic Sanction of 1549, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor officialized this situation by declaring the region as a separate entity, a Kreits within the Holy Roman Empire.
This category has the following 21 subcategories, out of 21 total.
- ► County of Artois (2 C, 2 P)
- ► Eighty Years' War (3 C, 38 P, 1 F)
- ► Friesland (11 C, 14 P)
- ► Groningen (province) (11 C, 1 P)
- ► Lordship of Mechelen (6 P)
- ► Treaties of the Seventeen Provinces (1 P)
- ► Utrecht (province) (8 C, 11 P)
- ► Zeeland (8 C, 5 P)
Pages in category "Seventeen Provinces"
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