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1478 ca1555, Jun 7
a Dutch military tactician who became field marshal in the service of Charles, Duke of Guelders. He is known to have been an experienced commander and is renowned for actions while serving Charles of Guelders in his Guelders Wars against Charles V. He is also known for his participation in the sack of The Hague in 1528. After the Duchy of Guelders was defeated, he simply switched sides, and started working for Charles V, his former enemy.
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03/05/1528-Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague 
07/12/1542-French troops under Maarten van Rossum occupies Flanders 
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