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City rights in the Low Countries
also called City rights in the Netherlands

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  1. City rights are a medieval phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 1, 2009
  2. The first community in the Netherlands to receive city rights was Deventer in 956

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  3. A liegelord, usually a count, duke or similar member of high nobility, granted a settlement he owned certain town privileges that settlements without city rights did not have

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  4. In Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, a settlement is, often proudly, called a city when it was granted city rights at one time of its history

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  5. As the current number of inhabitants has no relevance on this, there are very small cities

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