Pieter de la Court

Pieter de la Court


Nationality: Dutch

Historical Period: The Early Modern Period

Pieter de la Court was a Dutch cloth manufacturer with close family ties to the Republican movement. His Interest van Holland (The Interests of Holland ) (1662) became a bestseller as was widely read and discussed. For the better part of a decade, the author and his book were subject to disciplinary procedures by church and state.

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