Sentence Examples

  • The stadtholder summoned a meeting of the states of Holland and Zeeland to Delft, and on the 25th of April an act of federation between the two provinces was executed.
  • Despite his youth he was made stadtholder of those two provinces and president of the council of state.
  • In 1588 he was appointed by the States-General captain and admiral-general of the Union, in 1590 he was elected stadtholder of Utrecht and Overysel, and in 1591 of Gelderland.
  • Among the many interesting monuments is the imposing tomb of the stadtholder Count Engelbert of Nassau and his wife.
  • (1533-1584), the first stadtholder of the Netherlands.