Artevelde,Jacob van


Artevelde,Jacob van
Ar·te·vel·de (ärʹtə-vĕl'də), Jacob van. Called “the Brewer of Ghent.” 1290?-1345.
Flemish political leader who maintained the neutrality of Flanders during hostilities between England and France and encouraged Edward III to claim the French throne.

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Universalium. 2010.


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