The Political Thought of the Dutch Revolt 1555-1590 (Ideas by Martin van Gelderen

By Martin van Gelderen

This booklet is a finished learn of the heritage of the political considered the Dutch rebellion (1555-90). It explores the advance of the political rules which influenced and legitimized the Dutch resistance opposed to the govt of Philip II within the Low nations, and which grew to become the ideological foundations of the Dutch Republic because it emerged as one of many major powers of Europe. It exhibits how notions of liberty, constitutionalism, illustration and renowned sovereignty have been of relevant value to the political idea and progressive occasions of the Dutch insurrection, giving upward push to a special political conception of resistance, to primary debates at the 'best kingdom' of the recent Dutch commonwealth and to passionate disputes at the courting among church and country which caused one of the most eloquent early smooth pleas for spiritual toleration.

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See H. G. ' Parliaments, Estates and Representation, 2 (1982), 103. See Hugo de Schepper, 'De burgerlijke overheden en hun permanente kaders, 1480-1579', in AGN v. 157. 20 Political thought of the Dutch Revolt The Governor-Generals were to be guided by the advice of three governmental councils, the Collateral Councils, which Charles V had created in 1531. 16 Their creation was an attempt not only to check the Governor-General but also to channel the power of the high nobility for the benefit of Burgundian policy.

A. F. de Jongste, 'Hollandse stadspensionarisssen tijdens de Republiek: notities bij een onderzoek', in S. Groenveld, M. E. H. N. Mout and I. ), Bestuurders en geleerden (Amsterdam, 1985), 85-96. J. C. Grayson, 'The civic militia in the county of Holland, 1560-1581: politics and public order in the Dutch Revolt', BMGN 95 (1981), 39. Historical contexts 27 social and legal privileges, such as the jus de non evocando, which said that a citizen could be put on trial only in his own town. For the ordinary citizen, throughout the Burgundian-Habsburg era, his town remained the principal point of social and political identification.

P . , 1970), 28. J. P. A. ), Bewogen en bewegen: de historicus in het spanningsveld tussen economie en cultuur ( T i l b u r g , 1986), 108. The first Joyous Entry was granted, or rather extorted, in 1356. Already in its first formulation it was a ' sort of constitution which regulated the relation between prince and subjects in detail' (R. van Uytven, 'De rechtsgeldigheid van de Brabantse Blijde Inkomst van3Januari 1356', TvG 82 (1969), 139). It was confirmed again in 1406, 1427, 1430, 1467, 1477 and 1494, and in 1515 by Charles V.

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