8) These (inter-) confessional observations of Dutch Calvinist travellers will be compared with textbook wisdom on German and English Protestants on Grand Tour, and with a small sample of Grand Tour travel books from Dutch and Brabantine
The reference is to the Brabantine
gezelligheid (conviviality); the Brabanters are known to bejovial, companiable.
Sit in silent contemplation of the soaring Brabantine
Gothic interior and admire the 16th century stained glass and ornate Baroque pulpit.
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105) Either might be true, since the chamberlain's party and the Brabantine
party at the French court were certainly at odds.
51) According to their statute from 1496, the rhetoricians of De Vreugdebloem (The Flower of Joy) in the Brabantine
town of Bergen op Zoom were expected to set up and coordinate the tableaux and dances--notably the dance around the Golden Calf--in the local Holy Cross procession.
To judge from an inventory of 1505 of the household of Cornelis Haveloes, a Brabantine
lawyer and auditor, some of them may even have been kept in cupboards and put on display with other treasures--silver, jewels and ivory ware--in a dining room when guests were present; Haveloes stipulated that one of his triptychs of the Virgin and Child, which also bore his own portrait, was to stand on his grave after his death.
He is supported chiefly by an ample young Brabantine
vrouw, who has woven him a wreath of vineleaves.
English sources add the important information that King John of England (1199-1216) provided military assistance in the form of Brabantine
mercenaries, and also that King William's son, the future King Alexander II (1214-49), was in charge of the 1211 campaign.
This provincial Brabantine
town now has a new public space and 10 new theatres embedded in its centre.
3) Recent interdisciplinary historical studies of Flemish and Brabantine
revolts have adapted the sociological model of Charles Tilly.
nobility, for instance, actually grew in strength during the fifteenth century.
Mensger is no doubt correct in pointing to the strong Bruges inflection of the figure group in the Malvagna Triptych, yet Gossaert's remarkable architectural design--the magnificent intricately drafted tabernacle that shelters the figures--is a brilliant invention in the Brabantine
idiom, as the author's comparative material suggests.