Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Jan van Schaffelaar (1482)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Towns and states

Scene of action:

Barneveld

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

War   

Jan van Schaffelaar was a cavalry captain for the Cods, who conquered the church tower of Barneveld. Hook soldiers besieged the tower. To indicate that the Cod’s would surrender, Van Schaffelaar threw himself of the tower.