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Oldenbarneveldt

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  1. Johan van. 1547–1619, Dutch statesman, regarded as a founder of Dutch independence; the leading figure (from 1586) in the United Provinces of the Netherlands: executed by Maurice of Nassau
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  • It was muttered that he ought to be taken to The Hague to be tried, even as Oldenbarneveldt.

    Vondel's Lucifer

    Joost van den Vondel

  • Oldenbarneveldt went from Paris to England and was more successful.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • This step was countered by decisive action on the part of Oldenbarneveldt.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • Oldenbarneveldt himself headed the French mission, but he failed to turn Henry from his purpose.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson

  • Above all a feeling of remorse for his share in the tragedy of Oldenbarneveldt's death preyed upon his mind.

    History of Holland

    George Edmundson