If Lewis were to send a great force into Brabant, if the faction which hated the stadtholder were to raise its head, all was over.
The Austrians would be satisfied if he was only a stadtholder.
He was nominated by Philip stadtholder of Flanders and Artois.
Must have a stadtholder; and one that stands firm on some basis of his own.
What an extravagance is this; that a man should be born a stadtholder or a King!
And therefore we obey his stadtholder, the Prince, who reigns in his name.
That's because Count Egmont is our stadtholder, who does not trouble himself about such matters.
John Ellgood has risen to a high place in the stadtholder's service.
I am informed the stadtholder's friends give it all the opposition in their power.
The disturbances of Holland are generated from the hereditaryship of the stadtholder.