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Valerius, Adrian

(256 words)

Author(s): König, Christopher
[German Version] (c. 1575, Middelburg – Jan 27, 1625, Vere), Dutch Reformed poet and politician, who held influential offices in Zeeland, especially as a tax official and a city councilor of Vere. His Nederlandtsche Gedenck-clanck, published posthumously in 1626, quickly became popular; it was a celebration of the wars of the Netherlands against Spain compiled for the most part from earlier works. Valerius included in it 76 songs, most of which he composed himself and set to earlier tunes with lute tablature; they are pervaded b…

Valerius

(234 words)

Author(s): König, Christopher
[English Version] Valerius, Adrianus (ca.1575 Middelburg – 27.1.1625 Vere), niederländischer ref. Dichter und Politiker, bekleidete einflußreiche Ämter in Zeeland, v.a. im Steuerwesen und als Ratsmitglied der Stadt Vere. Bedeutung erlangte sein 1626 postum gedruckter »Neder-landtsche Gedenck-Clanck«, eine im wesentlichen aus älteren Werken kompilierte Darstellung der niederländischen Kriege gegen Spanien (Niederlande). Darin hat V. 76 Lieder eingearbeitet, die er auf ältere Melodien zum großen Teil…

Teellinck

(461 words)

Author(s): Kirn, Hans-Martin | König, Christopher
[English Version] 1.Willem , (4.1.1579 Zierikzee – 8.4.1629 Middelburg), niederländischer ref. Theologe und Erbauungsschriftsteller, wichtigster Vertreter der frühen Nadere Reformatie. Nach Jurastudium in St. Andrews and Poitiers 1604 Theologiestudium in Leiden, 1606 Pfarrer in Haamstede und Burg, 1613 in Middelburg, wo anfangs F. Gomarus und A. Walaeus zu seinen Kollegen zählten. T.s Entschluß zum Theologiestudium ging unmittelbar auf die Begegnung mit engl. Puritanern in Bradbury zurück, deren a…

Teellinck

(548 words)

Author(s): Kirn, Hans-Martin | König, Christopher
[German Version] 1. Willem (Jan 4, 1579, Zierikzee – Apr 8, 1629, Middelburg), Dutch Reformed theologian and devotional writer; the most important representative of the early Nadere Reformatie. After studying law at St. Andrews and Poitiers, he took up theology at Leiden in 1604. In 1606 he was appointed pastor in Haamstede and Burg and in 1613 in Middelburg, where initially F. Gomarus and A. Walaeus were among his colleagues. His decision to study theology was immediately due to his encounters with English Puritans in Br…