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date: 23 October 2019

Brugge, Lodewijk van [Louis de Bruges; Lodewijk van Gruuthuse], earl of Winchesterlocked

(c. 1427–1492)
  • Livia Visser-Fuchs

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Brugge, Lodewijk van [Louis de Bruges; Lodewijk van Gruuthuse], earl of Winchester (c. 1427–1492), courtier and diplomat, was the only son of Jan van Brugge and Margaretha van Steenhuyse. The name Gruuthuse, by which he is commonly known, refers to his family's property in and around ...

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