Origin of States-General
Examples from the Web for states-general
At their meeting in November, the States-General voted to join the league, and the demand was accordingly presented.The American Revolution|John Fiske
It is thought that henceforward there will be no more general councils than there will be states-general in France or Spain.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
It is necessary to have unanimous resolutions in the States-General at the Hague.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.|John Lothrop Motley
Philip the Fair, for his own convenience, summoned the States-General.
But the queen, although no longer so violent, was less phlegmatic than the States-General, and refused to be comforted.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete|John Lothrop Motley