Dit is Europa : de geschiedenis van een unie

Hendrik Vos (author)
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Dit is Europa : de geschiedenis van een unie

Na eeuwenlange verdeeldheid sloegen zes landen in Europa de handen in elkaar. Grenzen vervaagden en slagbomen verdwenen. Het continent werd verenigd door instellingen op te richten en verdragen te sluiten. Maar bovenal was dit het verhaal van mensen. Premiers, presidenten, kanseliers en commissarissen bepaalden de richting, elk op hun tijd. Ze werden bondgenoten of rivalen. Soms konden ze el
Title
Dit is Europa : de geschiedenis van een unie
Author
Hendrik Vos
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Gent: Borgerhoff & Lamberigts, 2021 | Other editions
630 p.
ISBN
9789463936866 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
339.5 (SISO) Europese Unie (ZIZO)

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About Hendrik Vos

Jan van Essen and Hendrik Vos or Voes, were the first two Lutherans executed by the Council of Brabant for their adherence to Reformation doctrine. They were burned at the stake in Brussels on 1 July 1523.

Background

Essen and Vos were Augustinian monks of Saint Augustine's Monastery in Antwerp. When in 1522 all the monks there publicly professed Lutheran doctrine, the Bishop of Cambrai had them all arrested and imprisoned in Vilvorde, where they were interrogated by Jacob van Hoogstraten from Cologne and some dependably Catholic professors. When the monks realized that they risked being burned alive if they did not recant, all except three—Jan van Essen, Hendrik Vos, and Lampertus Thorn—recanted. The recanting monks were released but were not returned to the monastery, which instead was declared defiled and soon demolished.

Refusal to recant

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