Duodecimviri fuerunt concilium duodecim hominum, die 29 Augusti 1641 a civibus Novae Nederlandiae electi ad suadendum Gulielmo Kieft, Directori Generali Novae Nederlandiae, de coniunctionibus cum indigenis ob caedem Nicolai Swits.[1] Concilium, quamquam non perenne, prima forma repraesentationalis democratiae in colonia fuit. Proxima concilia Octoviri et Novemviri appellata sunt.[2]

ViriRecensere

Duodecimviri fuerunt:[3][4]

  • David filius Petri de Vries (dux)
  • Maryn Adriaensen
  • Iacobus Benteyn
  • Ioannes filius Ioannis Damen
  • Gerrit Dircksen
  • Henricus Jansen
  • Ioachim filius Petri Kuyter
  • Fridericus Lubbertsen
  • Abraham Molenaar, etiam Abraham filius Petri van Deusen appellatus
  • Ioris filius Ioannis Rapelje
  • Iacobus Stoffelsen
  • Abraham Ver Planck

AdnotationesRecensere

  1. "Both in the way it was set up and in the extent of its rights, the council of Twelve Men, as did the two later advisory bodies." Jaap Jacobs, [http://books.google.com/books?id=Uex2budtSOUC&pg=RA1-PA136&dq |isbn=90-04-12906-5 New Netherland: A Dutch Colony In Seventeenth-Century America (2005).
  2. New Amsterdam Notable Citizens (Geni.com).
  3. Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan et John Romeyn Broadhead, Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York (Civitas Novum Eboracum, 1856), 415.
  4. Notabiles Novae Amstelodami cives.

BibliographiaRecensere

  • Jacobs, Jaap. 2005. New Netherland: A Dutch Colony in Seventeenth-Century America. Bostoniae: Brill. ISBN 9004129065
  • Lossing, Benson John. 1888. The Empire State: A Compendious History of the Commonwealth of New York. Hartfordiae: American Publishing Company. ISBN 0871520508.
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