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The Seventeen Provinces

1. the County of Artois, ceded by France in 1493, annexed by France in 1659.


2. the Duchy of Brabant, including the Margraviate of Antwerp.
3. the County of Drenthe, which seceded to form part of the United Provinces
from 1579.
4. the County of Flanders.
5. the Lordship of West-Frisia, which seceded to form part of the United
Provinces from 1579.
6. the Lordship of Groningen (former Ommelanden), which, with the exception
of the City of Groningen, seceded to form part of the United Provinces from
1579. The City of Groningen joined the United Provinces in 1594.
7. the Duchy of Guelders, which, with the exception of Upper Guelders,
seceded to form part of the United Provinces from 1579.
8. the County of Hainaut.
9. the County of Holland, which seceded to form part of the United Provinces
from 1579.
10. the Duchy of Limburg, held by the Dukes of Brabant.
11. the Duchy of Luxembourg.
12. the Lordship of Mechelen, held by the Dukes of Brabant.
13. the County of Namur.
14. the Lordship of Overijssel, which seceded to form part of the United
Provinces from 1579.
15. the Prince-Bishopric, later Lordship of Utrecht, which seceded to form part of
the United Provinces from 1579.
16. the County of Zeeland, held by the Counts of Holland; seceded to form part
of the United Provinces from 1579.
17. the County of Zutphen, held by the Dukes of Guelders; seceded to form part
of the United Provinces from 1579.

The County of Burgundy

1. the Free County of Burgundy and


2. the Imperial City of Besançon

 Herzogtum Burgund

o Freigrafschaft Burgund mit der

 Reichsstadt Besançon

o Grafschaft Artois

o Grafschaft Flandern nebst Süd-Flandern (um Lille)

o Herrschaft Mecheln

o Grafschaft Namur

o Grafschaft Hennegau

o Grafschaft Seeland

o Grafschaft Holland

o Herzogtum Brabant nebst


 Markgrafschaft Antwerpen und

 Herzogtum Limburg

o Herzogtum Luxemburg

o Herrschaft Friesland

o seit 1521 außerdem noch Tournai

 Herrschaft Breda; Inhaber Nassau-Breda, seit 1538 Nassau-Oranien

 Grafschaft Hoorn

 Grafschaft Egmond und IJsselstein

 Herrschaft Bergh

 Herzogtum Geldern nebst der

o Grafschaft Zutphen

 Herrschaft Utrecht

 Herrschaft Groningen

 Herrschaft Overijssel nebst Drenthe

 Herrschaft Jever als Lehen Brabants, bis 1588, zuvor und später kreisfrei