Barneveldt



Jan van Olden
[yahn vahn awl-duh n] /yɑn vɑn ˈɔl dən/ (Show IPA), 1547–1619, Dutch statesman and patriot.
Historical Examples

At a subsequent time, a son of Barneveldt having been condemned to death, his mother applied to Prince Maurice, for his pardon.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

Grotius also gained the esteem of Barneveldt, the grand pensionary, in whose fate he was afterward involved.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

Their house, he notices, had once been the residence of Barneveldt.
Diderot and the Encyclopdists John Morley

The prince carried the day; Barneveldt was executed, and Grotius imprisoned in this castle, where he was kept nearly two years.
Dikes and Ditches Oliver Optic

Uniformly protesting against the competency of the tribunal, Barneveldt defended himself with great firmness and ability.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

On this account, the truce was promoted by Barneveldt and the republican party.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

On Monday morning, May 13, 1619, Barneveldt was informed that he was to be executed upon that day.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

Yet, on the 4th August 1617, Barneveldt’s proposition was agreed to, and promulgated.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

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