Johan van Oldenbarneveldt is arrested for treason (25 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.


Johan van Oldenbarneveldt, Advocate of Holland and Counter-Remonstrant opponent of the more radically Calvinist Maurice Prince of Orange, is arrested on a charge of treason.

Editors. "Johan van Oldenbarneveldt is arrested for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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