Daniel de Hertaing, seigneur de Marquette

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Daniel de Hertaing

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Heemskerk, Heemskerk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Guillaume de Hertaing, seigneur de Marquette and Anne de Liévin
Husband of Cornelia van der Mijle and Eléonore de Hénin
Father of Guillaume de Hertaing; Adrien de Hertaing and Maximilien de Hertaing de Marquette
Brother of Anne de Hertaing de Marquette

Occupation: lid Ridderschap Holland
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Daniel de Hertaing, seigneur de Marquette



Daniel Hertaing , Lord of Marquette (? - 1625 ) was a colonel of the Walloon regiment , serving the United Provinces , who became famous during the campaign of Flanders .


Refugee Protestant native of Hainault, he participated in the Battle of Nieuwpoort (1600) as head of the Walloon regiment of New Beggars. Close to Maurice of Nassau, he was the last Governor of Ostend and lost his right arm and left leg during the siege of the city. Having received approval of the States General, he signed with his left hand the capitulation of the city September 20, 1604. He was then Lieutenant General of Cavalry, before retiring to Heemskerk . He acquired a property he called "Marquette" in memory of his home country.

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