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John De Witt, grand pensionary of Holland

or, Twenty years of a parliamentary republic

by Germain Antonin LefГЁvre-Pontalis

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witt, Johan de, 1625-1672,
  • Netherlands -- History -- 1648-1714

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. Antonin Lefèvre Pontalis ; tr. by S. E. and A. Stephenson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24187303M
    OCLC/WorldCa5135816

      John de Witt, re-elected in , had become grand pensionary by a fourth election; and the States basked in the sun of good fortune which had usually shone during his long supremacy. But a dark hour of disaster was near; and though, after a fearful trial, the commonwealth escaped from the danger, its illustrious head was to perish in the shock. Johan de Witt Jr. (–), secretary of the city of Dordrecht; married to Wilhelmina de Witt; After De Witt's death, his brother in law Pieter de Graeff became a guardian over his children. Grand Pensionary. In , the States of Holland elected De Witt councilor pensionary.

    Cornelius de Witt, Ruart de Pulten, that is to say, warden of the dikes, ex-burgomaster of Dort, his native town, and member of the Assembly of the States of Holland, was forty-nine years of age, when the Dutch people, tired of the Republic such as John de Witt, the Grand Pensionary of Holland, understood it, at once conceived a most violent. For the contacts between de la Court and de Witt, see also Herbert H. Rowen, John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, – (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, Cited by: 4.

    Witt, Johan de, ; Annuities A sketch of the life and times of John De Witt, grand pensionary of Holland: to which is added, his treatise on life annuities. By Robert Gibbes Barnwell. John Dewitt (), American Olympic sliver medalist for hammer throw at the Summer Games; Brigadier-General Wallace DeWitt (), American Assistant Surgeon-General of the Army () General John Lesesne DeWitt (), American Commanding General Western Defense Command () Brigadier-General Calvin Jr. DeWitt (), American .


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John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, Princeton University Press. Pages: vii–x. ISBN (Online): He puts De Witt's relation to the House of Orange in a new light, more subtle than in the traditional history.

He also examines in detail De Witt's system of government as councilor pensionary of Holland. Originally published in The celebrated John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, who, a few years afterwards, was massacred, with his brother Cornelius, by the Dutch mob, enraged at their opposition to the elevation of William of Orange to the Stadtholdership, when the States were overrun by the French army, and the Dutch fleets beaten at sea by the : Johan de Witt, ()24 September.

De Witt (also: De Wit, De Witte and De With) is the name of an old Dutch patrician and regenten family. Originally from Dordrecht, the genealogy of the family begins with Jan de Witte, a patrician who lived around The family have played an important role during the Dutch Golden were at the centre of Dordrecht and Holland oligarchy from the end of the 16th century until Country: Netherlands.

Johan de Witt was a Dutch statesman, the councilor pensionary of Holland from to Background Jan de Witt was born in Dordrecht, Netherlands on Septem   DE WITT, JOHN (–), Dutch statesman, was born at Dort, on the 24th of September He was a member of one of the old burgher-regent families of his native town.

His father, Jacob de Witt, was six times burgomaster of Dort, and for many years sat as a representative of the town in the states of Holland.

John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, ( ed.). Princeton University Press. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Rowen, Herbert H (). "John De Witt and the Triple Alliance". The Journal of Modern History. 26 (1): 1– doi/ JSTOR CS1 maint: ref=harvLocation: The Low Countries, England, Alsace.

Cornelius de Witt, inspector of dikes at the Hague. Johan de Witt, his brother, Grand Pensionary of Holland. Colonel van Deeken, aide-de-camp to William of Orange.

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