Guelders

  • duchy of guelders

    hertogdom gelre (nl)
    herzogtum geldern (de)
    1096–1795
    coat of arms of guelders
    coat of arms
    duchy of guelders and the county of zutphen, about 1350
    duchy of guelders and the county of zutphen, about 1350
    statusduchy
    capitalgeldern
    governmentfeudal monarchy
    historical eramiddle ages, renaissance
    • gerard i first
       count of guelders
    1096
    • raised to duchy
    1339
    • held by jülich
    1393–1423
    • acquired by burgundy
    1473
    • lower quarters to
       dutch republic
    1581
    • annexed by france
    1795
    preceded by
    succeeded by
    lothringen-nieder.png lower lorraine
    burgundian netherlands

    guelders or gueldres (dutch: gelre, german: geldern) is a historical county, later duchy of the holy roman empire, located in the low countries.

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Duchy of Guelders

Hertogdom Gelre (nl)
Herzogtum Geldern (de)
1096–1795
Coat of arms of Guelders
Coat of arms
Duchy of Guelders and the County of Zutphen, about 1350
Duchy of Guelders and the County of Zutphen, about 1350
StatusDuchy
CapitalGeldern
GovernmentFeudal monarchy
Historical eraMiddle Ages, Renaissance
• Gerard I first
   Count of Guelders
1096
• Raised to duchy
1339
• Held by Jülich
1393–1423
• Acquired by Burgundy
1473
• Lower Quarters to
   Dutch Republic
1581
• Annexed by France
1795
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Lothringen-Nieder.PNG Lower Lorraine
Burgundian Netherlands

Guelders or Gueldres (Dutch: Gelre, German: Geldern) is a historical county, later duchy of the Holy Roman Empire, located in the Low Countries.