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1893 text

Brielle, or Den Briel, a seaport town in the province of South Holland.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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Michiel van der Leeuw  •  Link

Brielle is a very famous town in Dutch history. On april 1st 1572 it was the first city that, almost by accident, got in control of the rebels against the Spanish government. This is still remembered in Brielle on every april 1st.

danny kidd(corky)  •  Link

i lived in holland for 4 years working as a scaffolder. i stayed in brielle and would recomend it as a good place for a holliday.its a very historic fortifide town with many good bars try the porthouse(over the road from the honky tonk)...ask if they knew corky

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