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date: 17 October 2019

Laet, Johannes De [Johannes Latius]locked

(1581–1649)
  • Rolf H. Bremmer jun.

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Laet, Johannes De [Johannes Latius] (1581–1649), merchant and scholar, was born in Antwerp in the autumn of 1581, the son of Johannes De Laet (d. c.1605), merchant; his mother's name is unknown. After the fall of Antwerp in 1585, the family, like thousands of Flemish protestants, fled to the ...

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