The Correspondence of William of Orange 1549-1584

Description: 

The Correspondence of William of Orange 1549-1584 project "aims to present a complete survey of all the surviving correspondence associated with William of Orange". With hopes of compiling the most comprehensive archive, The Correspondence of William of Orange 1549-1584 interpreted the term 'correspondence' in the broadest sense: culling over 200 archives and libraries for records of letters, "commissions, petitions, instructions and speeches". So far, the database is comprised by over 12,000 documents and each is detailed with information on the date of its composition, the correspondent, the geographical location it was sent from, where the document was found, the generic type of the document, and a brief description of its content.

Contact: 
resources@huygens.knaw.nl
period: 
1549-1584
geographical region: 
Europe
Affiliation(s): 
Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
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Content Area: 
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