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Barneveldt

[bahr-nuh-velt] /ˈbɑr nəˌvɛlt/
noun
1.
Jan van Olden
[yahn vahn awl-duh n] /yɑn vɑn ˈɔl dən/ (Show IPA),
1547–1619, Dutch statesman and patriot.
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  • 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.

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

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  • 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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