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In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.

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  • 1152 Frederik I Barbarossa elected Roman-German king
  • 1461 Battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
  • 1540 Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife
  • 1570 King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students
  • 1590 Mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda
  • 1611 George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1621 Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia