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Barneveldt

[bahr-nuh-velt]
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noun
  1. Jan van Ol·den [yahn vahn awl-duh n] /yɑn vɑn ˈɔl dən/, 1547–1619, Dutch statesman and patriot.
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  • Their house, he notices, had once been the residence of Barneveldt.

    Diderot and the Encyclopdists

    John Morley

  • On this account, the truce was promoted by Barneveldt and the republican party.

  • Yet, on the 4th August 1617, Barneveldt's proposition was agreed to, and promulgated.

  • Grotius also gained the esteem of Barneveldt, the grand pensionary, in whose fate he was afterward involved.

  • Uniformly protesting against the competency of the tribunal, Barneveldt defended himself with great firmness and ability.