- Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
- In the year 1616: Source: Wikipedia
- January 12 » The city of Belém, Brazil is founded on the Amazon River delta, by Portuguese captain Francisco Caldeira Castelo Branco.
- February 26 » Galileo Galilei is formally banned by the Roman Catholic Church from teaching or defending the view that the earth orbits the sun.
- March 5 » Nicolaus Copernicus's book On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres is added to the Index of Forbidden Books 73 years after it was first published.
- March 20 » Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment.
- May 3 » Treaty of Loudun ends French civil war.
- July 11 » Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
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The publication Stamboom Van Ghelder
has been compiled by Guido van Ghelder
When copying data from this family tree, please include a reference to the origin:
Guido van Ghelder, "Stamboom Van Ghelder", database, Genealogy Online (https://www.genealogieonline.nl/stamboom-van-ghelder/I614.php : accessed December 4, 2021), "Joannes de Prijckere (± 1575-1616)".