High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

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High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

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99% of Dutch History

Join us on our journey throughout the history of the Netherlands. We start in so-called "pre-history".

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Charles in Charge

On our journey exploring the history of the Low Countries, we can't forget the 'Father of Europe': Charlemagne or Charles the Great.

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Gear Up! The History of Cycling

Why are the Dutch so crazy about cycling? We tell you all about it in the first episode of The Low Countries Radio.

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Getting Down in Town

Freed from the need to be working the land due to the improvements in agriculture, people in the Low Countries began congregating in urban centres. For the first time, they were able to put their fingers onto the scales of power.

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The Fishy History of Dutch Herring

Eating herring is a Dutch tradition. This silvery, slimy fish is even part of their national identity, thanks to a myth about a humble herring fisherman.

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The Joys of Succession in Brabant

When John III, Duke of Brabant, died in 1355 without male heirs, his three daughters and their husbands claimed the inheritance with violence.

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Welcome to Family Feudalism

After the collapse of Charlemagne's empire at the end of the 9th century, the lowlands became the playground for many family feuds.

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When Jews Were Blamed for the Black Death

In the 14th century, up to half of the European population died of the Black Death after it first struck in 1348. Jews were often blamed for the plague and subsequently burned at the stake as punishment.

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