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    • This was a significant decision since the Council dominated the States of Holland, the most powerful political body in the Dutch Republic which contributed nearly 60% of its budget.Glorious Revolution-Wikipedia
    • When the House of Burgundy inherited the counties of Holland and Zeeland in 1432, they appointed a stadtholder to rule in their stead with the States of Holland and West Friesland as an advisory council.The Hague-Wikipedia
    • From then on, the executive and legislative power would again rest with the States of Holland and West Friesland, which were led by a political figure who held the office of Grand Pensionary.County of Holland-Wikipedia
    • An early guilder, a 10.61-gram 0.910 silver coin, was minted by the States of Holland and West Friesland in 1680.Dutch guilder-Wikipedia
    • Because the States of Holland and West Friesland knew that the Spanish army might attempt to conquer Breda, they left the city with enough food, supplies, and weapons for an eight-month siege.Siege of Breda (1624)-Wikipedia
    • This venerable title (clearly chosen for sentimental reasons) had little connection with the former office of the States of Holland; as a matter of fact, the new office more resembled that of Stadtholder, though even William V, after 1787, had not possessed the powers Schimmelpenninck was to wield.Batavian Republic-Wikipedia

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