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s Hertogenbosch

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's Hertogenbosch


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Located where Dommel and Aa rivers join to form Dieze. Chartered by duke Henry I of Brabant in the 12th century and grew to be important wool center and bishop's seat in 1559. Often under siege, since it was located on Catholic-Protestant line of division. Birthplace of painter Hieronymus Bosch in ca. 1450.
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