Last Friday (December 28th) me and a friend of mine were taking photos in an old building near the village of Scharwoude, and old is not meant as you might assume reading this blog but more like 1950s old. When we were there I got curious as to what the building was for and decided to find this out.
In the last ‘Research Series’ the Articles of War of 1702 were discussed but now the Articles of 1795 deserve some attention. In this part not only the Articles of 1795 are going to be discussed but also a few theories about professionalization of the judiciary process to see if they fit the ‘present’ situation. Continue reading
In 1795 the French Northern Army crosses the Waal and occupies the Dutch Republic, the Stadtholder and his family are forced to flee to England. This revolution, the Batavian Revolution, was made possible with the help of the patriots who fled in 1787 to France and returned en masse with the French army. In these years the patriots were exiled in France but there was much contact between them and revolutionaries in the Republic. Continue reading