History of the Netherlands: E15: Fuelling the Flames of Frisian Freedom

Photo by  Dominicus Johannes Bergsma  [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

Photo by Dominicus Johannes Bergsma [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

In September 1345, farmers and fishermen in Friesland avoided the fate of their conquered West Frisian brethren, defeating an attempted invasion from Holland which ensured their independence for another 150 years.

Listen to the episode and check out the show notes here: https://www.republicofamsterdamradio.com/episodes/historyofthenetherlands/episode-15-fuelling-the-flames-of-frisian-freedom

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