Definition of Pensionaries. Meaning of Pensionaries. Synonyms of Pensionaries

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Definition of Pensionaries

Pensionaries
Pensionary Pen"sion*a*ry, n.; pl. Pensionaries. [Cf. F. pensionnaire. Cf. Pensioner.] 1. One who receives a pension; a pensioner. --E. Hall. 2. One of the chief magistrates of towns in Holland. Grand pensionary, the title of the prime minister, or or president of the Council, of Holland when a republic.

Meaning of Pensionaries from wikipedia

- list of Grand pensionaries of Holland, Zeeland and the Batavian Republic. During the time of the Dutch Republic, the Grand Pensionary was the most prominent...
- nature were sent to the grand pensionary personally. Large parts of the correspondence of the various grand pensionaries have been preserved, forming an...
- advocate. The earliest pensionaries in the county of Holland were those of Dordrecht (1468) and of Haarlem (1478). The pensionary conducted the town's legal...
- States of Holland and West Friesland. In December 1650, De Witt became the pensionary of Dordrecht. In 1652, in the city of Flushing, De Witt found himself...
- stadtholder Frederick Henry of Orange) was his paternal uncle. Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his uncle Cornelis de Graeff pushed the States of Holland...
- short-lived experiment with the (again authoritarian) regime of "Grand Pensionary" Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck produced insufficient docility in the eyes...
- against his taking a role as a forceful political leader, as other Grand Pensionaries, like Johan de Witt, and to a lesser extent, Gaspar ****el and Heinsius...
- clerk or advocate. The earliest pensionaries in Holland were those of Dordrecht (1468) and of Haarlem (1478). The pensionary conducted the legal business...
- – 3 August 1720, The Hague) was a Dutch statesman who served as Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1689 to his death in 1720. Heinsius was born at Delft...
- become a province in the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. Grand Pensionaries of the province of Holland during the time of the Republic of the Seven...
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