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The feudal conflict of the Middle Ages heavily affected Utrecht.
The prince-bishopric was involved in almost continuous conflicts with the Counts of Holland and the Dukes of Guelders.
The tenure of Willibrordus is generally considered to be the beginning of the Bishopric of Utrecht.
In 723, the Frankish leader Charles Martel bestowed the fortress in Utrecht and the surrounding lands as the base of the bishops.
From then on Utrecht became one of the most influential seats of power for the Roman Catholic Church in the Netherlands.
The archbishops of Utrecht were based at the uneasy northern border of the Carolingian Empire.
By that time, however, the age of the great cathedrals had come to an end and declining finances prevented the ambitious project from being finished, the construction of the central nave being suspended before the planned flying buttresses could be finished.
The last part to be constructed was the central nave, from 1420.
These fortresses were designed to house a cohort of about 500 Roman soldiers.
Near the fort, settlements would grow housing artisans, traders and soldiers' wives and children.
) is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.
It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation and is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 345,080 in 2017.
It has the second highest number of cultural events in the Netherlands, after Amsterdam.