Oldenbarneveldt


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Oldenbarneveldt

(ˌɒldənˈbɑːnəˌvɛlt)
n
(Biography) 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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This theological dispute within the Calvinist Church and university faculties quickly took on political overtones, as the dominant Stadholder from the House of Orange sided with the counter-Remonstrants, while the Advocate (or principal officer) of the States of Holland, Johan Oldenbarneveldt, along with his liberal followers, if not Remonstrants themselves, at least advo cated a tolerant attitude towards the Arminians.