Historical art prints of Dutch history
including the Netherlands War of Independence, the war to gain
independence from Spain, the seven protestant provinces in the north now
modern day Netherlands rose up against King Philip II in 1567. The Dutch
won their first battle five years later and declared their independence in
1581 but did not get full recognition until the end of the 30 Years War.
Major battles of the Netherlands War of Independence were: Brielle,
Haarlem, Alkmaar, Walcheren, Mookerheide, Leyden, Gembloux, aastricht,
Antwerp, Zutphen, Turnhout, Nieuwpoort, Oostende and Breda.