Wat is de betekenis van Marken (Waterland municipality)?

Monuments in Noord-Holland


Marken (Waterland municipality)

Former island with a predominantly elongated structure. The Frisian Norbertine convent Mari├źngaarde near Hallum (Fr) acquired possession of the area in 1235, built a cemetery and ensured the construction of dikes and the development of agriculture and livestock farming. In 1282 Marken came to the count of Holland. Count William IV had the monastery...

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