The purpose of this mobile website is to increase awareness of the history and historic value of the Cultural Heritage, the Coats of Arms of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
The website was created for use in combination with a tour of the exhibition of the Coats of Arms at the Grote Kerk, but can also be viewed elsewhere.
This production was made possible with the support of:
Gwendoline R. Fife – Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg (SRAL), Maastricht
Ed van der Vlist – National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague
Lex van Tilborg – Historical Museum of The Hague
Wendy Louw – The Hague Municipal Archives
Accountability for visuals:
National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague
>> hs.76 E 10, Statutes, ordinances and armorial of the Order of the Golden Fleece (Southern Netherlands, 1473):portraits of the Golden Fleece knights – hs.76 E 12 – miniature of a meeting of the Order of the Golden Fleece – hs.76 E 14; historicized initial showing the coat of arms of Philip of Burgundy. – hs. 76 F 2 – Book of Hours of Philip of Burgundy (Oudenaarde, app. 1455), miniature of Duke Philip of Burgundy praying – hs. 76 F 4; Armorial of the Order of the Golden Fleece (Southern Netherlands, app. 1561):fol. 2v – portrait of Philip the Good
Historical Museum of The Hague
>> HGA z.g.r. 411a; Draining mill on the Hague barge canal, detail from the map of N. de Clerck and J. van Londerseel -1614 – cat. no. 52; The oldest dated urban view of The Hague, 1553. – cat. no. 21; Copy of a city map from 1570 imitated by Cornelis Elands. – cat. no. 62; Painted city plan 1658 The Hague, Raamstraat district, app. 1570 – cat. no. 53; detail from anonymous painting from 1550-1565; Square in The Hague with shops – inv. no. 54; Painting of the Hague Court Pond, Anonymous, 1567. Supplemented by various portraits of the Counts of Holland.
The Hague Municipal Archives
Hs 36,1, fol.120v-121r.; Plan of the Great Church or St. James Church from app. 1540, showing the situation before the fire in 1539
3285b – City palace of the Lords of Egmond, on the corner of Lange Voorhout and Kneuterdijk – inv. No. 2149-11f.1r.; Opening page to the Remissorium Philippi (app. 1450), author of the book presenting it to his client Philip the Good.
Photography Coats of Arms after restoration
Joop van Reeken Fotografie
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