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Jean de la Vigne

Also Known As: "aka Rev. Jean Vigne"
Birthplace: Valencienne, Sceaux-sur-Huisne, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France
Death: Died in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Immediate Family:

Husband of Jeanne de la Vigne
Father of Ghislain Geleyn de la Vigne

Occupation: minister?, 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

Sceaux-sur-Huisne, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France
Age 30
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche, Lower Normandy, France
Age 72
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland