Thomas de Rouck (baptized January 21, 1592, Bergen op Zoom - September 5, 1660, Bergen op Zoom) was a steward and later the mayor of his native town Bergen op Zoom. De Rouck developed a late hatching system (1645), but failed to make a serious cut.
Bergen op Zoom is a municipality and a city located in the south of the Netherlands.
In many countries, a mayor is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The engravings, according to his 1673 work, were possibly made by his relatives. The portrait of the vicar Lambertus de Rycke (†1658) seen in the book was engraved by W[illem] de Rouck. F. J. van Ettro maintained, he was familiar with the hatching system of Zangrius. However, it seems more evident that even Butkens might have known Zangrius’ system despite his hatching table being radically different from that of Zangrius because he also applied the same oval escutcheon in his hatching table similar to what Zangrius did in his system.
Jan Baptist Zangrius was a Flemish engraver, publisher, typographer and bookseller.
Christophe Butkens (1590–1650) was a Cistercian abbot from Antwerp, a historian and a genealogist who developed a new hatching system.
In heraldry, an escutcheon is a shield that forms the main or focal element in an achievement of arms. The word is used in two related senses.
Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Netherlands. Its status as the capital is mandated by the Constitution of the Netherlands, although it is not the seat of the government, which is The Hague. Amsterdam has a population of 854,047 within the city proper, 1,357,675 in the urban area and 2,410,960 in the metropolitan area. The city is located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country but is not its capital, which is Haarlem. The Amsterdam metropolitan area comprises much of the northern part of the Randstad, one of the larger conurbations in Europe, which has a population of approximately 8.1 million.
Jan van der Heyden was a Dutch Baroque-era painter, glass painter, draughtsman and printmaker. Van der Heyden was one of the first Dutch painters to specialize in townscapes and became one of the leading architectural painters of the Dutch Golden Age. He painted a number of still lifes in the beginning and at the end of his career.
The Siege of Bergen-op-Zoom (1622) was a battle during the Eighty Years' War.
Marc Vulson de la Colombière (†1658) or Sieur de la Colombière was a French heraldist, historian, poet, minion of the royal court. His name is sometimes spelt as Wulson and also as Volson.
Silvester Petra Sancta was an Italian Jesuit priest, and heraldist. His name is also spelt as Sylvester Petra Sancta, Petrasancta, in Italian Padre Silvestro da Pietrasanta. Pseudonym: Coelius Servilius
Jacob Franquart was a Flemish painter, court architect, and an outstanding copper plate engraver. His name has also been spelled Francquart, Franckaert, Francquaert, Jacques Franquart, Francuart.
Willem Maurits Roggeman is a Belgian poet, novelist and art critic.
Hatchings are distinctive and systematic patterns of lines and dots used for designating heraldic tinctures or other colours on uncoloured surfaces, such as woodcuts or engravings, seals and coins. Several systems of hatchings were developed during the Renaissance as an alternative to tricking, the earlier method of indicating heraldic tinctures by use of written abbreviations. The present day hatching system was developed during the 1630s by Silvester Petra Sancta and Marcus Vulson de la Colombière. Some earlier hatching methods were also developed, but did not come into wide use.
Philippe de L'Espinoy (1552–1633) of Ghent was a historian, genealogist and heraldist of the Low Countries.
Arnoldus Montanus (c.1625–1683) was a Dutch teacher and author. He published books on theology, history, and geography of both the Netherlands and far-away countries.
Michiel van Musscher was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
Bartram de Fouchier was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
E 312 is a European B class road in the Netherlands, connecting the cities of Flushing (Vlissingen) and Eindhoven.
Van Bergen is a Dutch toponymic surname meaning "from/of Bergen". Most commonly this refers to Bergen in Dutch Limburg, Bergen op Zoom, Bergen in North Holland, or Mons in Hainaut. Notable people with the surname include:
Aloysius Cornelis (Kees) Smout was a Dutch sculptor.
Louis Josephus Maria van de Laar was a Dutch politician.
Govert-Marinus Augustijn was a Dutch potter in the style of the Art Nouveau. He was the son of pottery manufacturer Govert Johannes Augustijn and Maria van Dijke.
Jacob Biltius or Jacobus Biltius was a Dutch still life painter originally from The Hague who worked in various places including The Hague, Amsterdam, Maastricht, Antwerp, Leeuwarden and Bergen op Zoom. He was known for his game still lifes, kitchen still lifes and trompe-l'oeil still lifes.