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Jean de la Vigne

Also Known As: "Domine Jan de la Vigne", "Jan Vigne"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Valenciennes, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Death: circa 1622 (53-69)
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Husband of Jeanne de la Vigne
Father of William Vigne and Guleyn Vigne

Occupation: Domine / Minister
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About Jean de la Vigne


In the writings on "The Troubles brought to Valenciennes on account of Heresies," one notes that the names De la Vigne and Cuvelier (the latter the French equivalent of the Dutch Cuvilje) frequently occur in the index of victims of the Spanish Inquisition. Surviving relatives likely fled religious persecution to tolerant Holland. There, a (8860) Jean de la Vigne served as Amsterdam's Walloon dominie from 1585.

Jean was a Walloon minister who fled to Holland during the Spanish Inquisition. He was a minister in Amsterdam from 1585 through 1622. He was also referred to in Holland as Jan Vigne.

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Jean de la Vigne's Timeline

Valenciennes, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Age 20
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche, Lower Normandy, France
Age 26
Age 62
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands