habsburg netherlands

  1. Dutch fail to shut Scheldt estuary

    What changes if, by the end of the Eighty Years War, Zeelandic Flanders and the mainland region opposite it are still in Habsburg hands, keeping Antwerp and Ghent afloat? How much does OTL's Dutch decline likely move forward by without Amsterdam's monopoly? How does this change the alliances and...
  2. Henry VIII’s heiress - A Tudor TL
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Anne, Queen of England was dead, together with her stillborn child, a boy who would be Henry’s long waited heir and the King was furious, specially as the doctors had no explanation for what happened as Anne’s pregnancy had gone smooth enough until the day before the tragedy. Some suggested who...
  3. kaiidth

    NO Habsburg Spain.. .. Isabella I's children dying before her.....

    A World where Isabella of Castile had lived longer than all her children and had no grandchildren. A what if? Idea. We all know about the children of Isabella I of Castile and Leon and her Husband Ferdinand II of Aragorn and how their lives turned out....... But what happened if all the...
  4. William the Rich kept control of Guelders?

    William the Rich was duke of Julich, Cleves and Berg from 1539 until his death, but he also controlled the Duchy of Guelders for five years (1538-43) before being forced to yield it to Charles V in the Treaty of Venlo. What if he managed to hold on to Guelders for whatever reason? Say the French...
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