Leyden, Siege and Relief of Leiden by W. Baudartius 1622
Title: Sub Philippo Secundo, Gubernante Duce Parmae & Archid.Mathia.
Description: Siege and Relief of Leiden during the Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence, (1568–1648) The print show the Dutch troops on their way to Leiden.
Origin: Polemographia auraico-belgica; viva delineatio Ac descriptio omnium proeliorum, by W. Baudartius, Amsterdam.
Willem Baudaert or Wilhelmus Baudartius, born Willem Baudart, was a Dutch theologian. Baudartius College, a Christian secondary school in Zutphen, is named after him. He was the maternal grandfather of Dutch New Netherland colonist and mayor of New York City Wilhelmus Beekman. This map was originally published in the 1581 (Italian) and 1582 (French) editions of the 'Discrittione di tutti i Paesi Bassi' by L. Guicciardini, published by J. Janssonius. The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence, (1568–1648) began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands.
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Size: Sheet app.: 9 x 7 inches. 23 x 18 cm. Image app.: 6.75 x 5.5 inches. 17 x 14 cm. Condition: Historical print in good antiquarian condition.