Watchmaker and inventor. Probably born in Bodmin, Cornwall (his birth year is approximate). After being apprenticed to his clockmaker father, he worked in the Netherlands. He was the first to desig...
Person, Craft / Design, Netherlands
Poet, writer and school inspector. Born at Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, son of Thomas Arnold. He won the Newdigate prize in 1843 with a poem on Cromwell. Appointed a lay inspector of schools in 1...
Person, Poetry, Education, France, Germany, Netherlands
The original Austin Friars monestery dates from about 1250. In 1550 Edward VI granted Protestant refugees from the Netherlands permission to establish a church here, the first Dutch Protestant chur...
Building, Religion, Netherlands
She had a busy time on her visit to England in June 1989 to help us celebrate the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the crowning of William of Orange in 1689. We've found 1 memorial she unveiled on ...
Person, Royalty, Netherlands
Footballer. Born in Amsterdam. Nicknamed 'The Non-Flying Dutchman' because of his aviophobia. He played for Ajax in his home country and for Arsenal F.C. from 1995 to 2006.
Person, Sport / Games, Netherlands
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Died: 29/1/1706, 314 years ago
Person, Poetry, Politics & Administration
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