History of the United Netherlands from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Year's Truce, 1609
John Lothrop Motley
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On the 11th January, 1609, the States-General decided by unanimous vote that the first point in the treaty should be not otherwise fixed than, thus:—"That the archdukes to superfluity declare, as well in their own name as in that of the King of Spain, their willingness to treat with the lords States of the United Provinces in the capacity of, and as holding them for, free countries, provinces, and states, over which they have no claim, and that they are making a treaty with them in those said names and qualities".
- Category: History
- Published: 01 January 1877
- Publisher: Public Domain
- Print Length: 72 Pages
- Language: English