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  • September 29th, the treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours, by which, in exchange for military help, the duke was to receive the title of hereditary sovereign of the United Provinces, undertook to respect the rights of the States General and maintain the representatives of the House of

    Belgium From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day Emile Cammaerts 1915

  • In my letter of the last night, written in the moment of Mrs. Barclay's departure, I had the honor of mentioning to you, that it was now pretty certain that the States General would be assembled in the next year, and probably in the month of May.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 2 Thomas Jefferson 1784

  • "There was, in Yorkshire, a Major William Weatherby, who fought against the Parliament - I did not know him, for I was but a stripling at the time - who, when King Charles was beheaded, went over and took service with the States General, and at

    Rob of the bowl : a legend of St. Inigoe's, 1872


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