Betherland xxx dates


31-Oct-2020 09:38

As a compromise, Brussels and Amsterdam alternated as capital every two years, with the government remaining in The Hague.

After the separation of Belgium in 1830, Amsterdam remained the capital of the Netherlands, while the government was situated in The Hague.

and works at the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, together with Queen Máxima.

Most foreign embassies in the Netherlands are located in the city.

This status allowed the village to grow; by the Late Middle Ages, it had grown to the size of a city, although it did not receive city rights.

In its early years, the village was located in the ambacht, or rural district, of Monster, which was governed by the Lord of Monster.

Many streets were specifically built for the large number of civil servants employed in the country's government and for the Dutchmen who were retiring from the administration of the Netherlands East Indies.

The city itself uses "Den Haag" in all its communications. There are no contemporary documents describing it, and later sources are often of dubious reliability.

What is certain is that The Hague was founded by the last counts of the House of Holland.

His son and successor William II lived in the court, and after he was elected King of the Romans in 1248, he promptly returned to The Hague, and had builders turn the court into a "royal palace" (regale palacium), which would later be called the Binnenhof ("Inner Court").

He died in 1256 before this palace was completed but parts of it were finished during the reign of his son Floris V, of which the Ridderzaal ("Knights' Hall"), still intact, is the most prominent."'s Gravenhage" was officially used for the city from the 17th century onward.