The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15

With a View of the Primary Causes and Movements of the Thirty Years' War

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 119,901 / 358 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 27.9
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 298
mnybks.net#: 5111
Genres: Biography, History
Excerpt

ile an epoch as any in human history, was second to none of his contemporary statesmen. Yet the singular constitution and historical position of the republic whose destinies he guided and the peculiar and abnormal office which he held combined to cast a veil over his individuality. The ever-teeming brain, the restless almost omnipresent hand, the fertile pen, the eloquent and ready tongue, were seen, heard, and obeyed by the great European public, by the monarchs, statesmen, and warriors of the time, at many critical moments of history, but it was not John of Barneveld that spoke to the world. Those "high and puissant Lords my masters the States-General" personified the young but already majestic republic. Dignified, draped, and concealed by that overshadowing title the informing and master spirit performed its never ending task.

Those who study the enormous masses of original papers in the archives of the country will be amazed to find how the penmanship, most difficult to decipher, of the Advocate me

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland, 1609-15 by John Lothrop Motley - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Autobiography of Ben Franklin
by Benjamin Franklin
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
Autobiography
by John Stuart Mill

See more popular titles from this genre.