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1534 ca1592, Oct 22
the third bishop of 's-Hertogenbosch, in the Habsburg Netherlands, from 1584 until his death in 1592. Crabeels was born in Leuven around 1534 and studied at the University of Leuven, graduating Licentiate of Laws. In 1557 he was appointed to a canonry of the collegiate church of St Bavo, in Ghent, which in 1559 was elevated to the status of cathedral. In 1575, at the death of the first bishop of Ghent, he was elected vicar general of the diocese, but was driven from the city by the Calvinist coup of 1578.
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01/06/1585-Clemens Crabbeels becomes bishop of Hertogenbosch
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