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Resistance And The Celebration Of Privileges In Sixteenth-Century Brabant

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Although the violation of privileges through the repressive heresy legislation of Philip II as a key factor in the outbreak of the Revolt of the Netherlands, gradual erosion of the rights and autonomy of the urban elites during the first half of the sixteenth century by the centralizing policies and state formation undertaken by Charles V. Charles V went further and sought to alter the privileges enjoyed by the towns which were enshrined in the terms of the Joyeuse Entrée. The constitutional rights and the political debates that centred on the province of Brabant, therefore, played a prominent role in the emerging political culture of the Dutch Republic. This is particularly well demonstrated by the discussions and arguments put forward in 1574 by the representative bodies of Brabant. In the late 1570s and the early 1580s Brabant once again became the centre of political life.

Keywords: constitutional rights; Dutch Republic; Joyeuse Entrée; sixteenth-century Brabant; urban elites

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