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Nanning van Foreest

Birthplace: Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Death: Died in Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
Immediate Family:

Son of Jorden Jordensz van Foreest and Margaretha Nanningdr Beyers
Husband of Maria van Hattem and Christina Queeckel
Father of Helwich Nanningsdr van Foreest; Geertruijd van Foreest; Jorden van Foreest; Aelbregt van Foreest; Nanning Nanningsz van Foreest and 1 other
Brother of Pieter van Foreest; Dirk Jordensz van Foreest; Jacob van Foreest; Jan van Foreest and Maritgen van Foreest

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About Nanning van Foreest

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Nanning van Foreest (Alkmaar, 1529 - Den Haag, 3 oktober 1592) was onder andere vroedschap, secretaris en pensionaris van Alkmaar, raadsheer van de Hoge Raad van Holland, Zeeland en West-Friesland, gedeputeerde ter Staten-Generaal voor Holland, en gecommitteerde van de Unie van Utrecht.

hIJ werd in 1546 vicaris en in 1548 student te Leuven, in 1572 pensionaris van zijn stad en later lid van de Hooge Raad, een der leiders van het verzet en vertrouwensman van Willem de Zwijger; treedt als zodanig niet in het openbaar op vóór 1566, in welk jaar hij met Dirk en zijn jongste broer Jan van Foreest, een request indient om de Minderbroederskerk te Alkmaar voor de gereformeerde religie te bestemmen. Eerst in 1568, wanneer Alva hem en zijn genoemde broers laat indagen, wijkt hij naar Emden uit. Hij werd in 1554 lid van het Papengilde


Nanning of Foreest ( Alkmaar , 1529 - The Hague , 3 October 1592 ) was, among other town council , secretary and pensionary of Alkmaar , counselor of the Supreme Court of Holland, Zeeland and West Friesland , deputy to the States General of Holland , and committed of the Union of Utrecht .

Foreest of Nanning was born the son of Jorden of Foreest (1494-1559) and Margaret, daughter of Nanning Beyers. In 1563 he entered the marriage with Christina Queeckel, who died a year later. On 13 April 1566 he married to Maurik Maria van Hattem (1533-1624). They had five children: three sons and two daughters. His youngest son Nanning would in his footsteps as director of the city of Alkmaar and the province of Holland .

Foreest of Nanning received a Catholic education at the Alkmaar Latin School . In 1548 he began to study rights at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , and his doctorate there in 1554 . Back in Alkmaar, he joined the city council. He was also a member of the influential Catholic fraternity of the Guild Pape, that Our Lady altar kept in the St. Lawrence Church .

Together with his brothers Dirk and January of Nanning Foreest played a leading role in the Dutch Revolt . In the year of the first iconoclasm , 1566 , did these brothers Van Foreest, together with ten other leading Alkmaar, a petition to the magistrate Hendrik van Brederode with a request to the Franciscan Church in Alkmaar appropriated for Reformed Protestantism . Shortly thereafter he fled, taking with him many of his movable property, to the East Frisian place Campen , located near the Protestant refuge Emden . He thus escaped in time to the judgment of the Blood Council . In 1568 he was convicted in absentia for heresy and banished with confiscation of goods. He supported the establishment of the Dutch Reformed Church in Emden .

After the Revolt Beggars in late September 1572 , is of Nanning Foreest returned to Alkmaar. There he was on 27 September 1572 by the Republic's party to pensionary appointed. During the siege of Alkmaar from 23 August to 8 October 1573 he kept a diary of a cort verhael strenghe belegheringhe income aftreck Spangiaerden of the stadt Alcmaer gheleghen in Holland, where he made ​​numerous details of this period was recorded. This chronicle was first printed in Delft in 1574 . Then many reprints appeared.

On 23 January 1579 Nanning was present as committed to the signing of the Union of Utrecht . On 25 February 1582 , he resigned as pensionary as he 13 February 1582 was sworn in as judge of the Supreme Court of Holland, Zeeland and West Friesland . He moved to The Hague and remained councilor until his death on 3 October 1592 .

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Nanning van Foreest's Timeline

Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Age 31
Alkmaar, Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
March 26, 1568
Age 39
Emden, Ostfriesland, Hannover, Prussia
Age 43
Alkmaar, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands
Age 45
Alkmaar, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands
September 12, 1576
Age 47
Alkmaar, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands
Age 49
Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands
October 3, 1592
Age 63
Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Nederland