Skip to main content
Select Source:

's Hertogenbosch

's Hertogenbosch (sĕr´tōkhənbôs´), Fr. Bois-le-Duc, city (1994 pop. 95,448), capital of North Brabant prov., S central Netherlands, at the confluence of the Dommel and Aa rivers. It is an industrial and transportation center with a large cattle market. Chartered in 1184, 's Hertogenbosch was a fortress city until 1876. It is the site of St. John's Cathedral, a beautiful Gothic structure. Hieronymus Bosch was born there.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"'s Hertogenbosch." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"'s Hertogenbosch." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 18, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/s-hertogenbosch

"'s Hertogenbosch." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved November 18, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/s-hertogenbosch

Hertogenbosch, 's

's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands: see 's Hertogenbosch.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Hertogenbosch, 's." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Hertogenbosch, 's." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 18, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/hertogenbosch-s

"Hertogenbosch, 's." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved November 18, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/hertogenbosch-s