1605, Aug1669
a schoolmaster, writer and minister in the Netherlands. For most of his life he lived in Haarlem, where after the death of his parents, sometime before 1628, he took over the school "inde Laurier Boom" which was founded by his grandfather Peeter Heyns around 1593. He also wrote several books about learning how to write, amongst them one called "Stightigh A.B.C.". In 1655 he was appointed as rector and principal of the Latin school in Helmond, Netherlands, which position he held until 1659. In that year, through a resolution by the "Raad van State", he was appointed as minister in Bakel, Netherlands. It is believed he studied theology in Leiden, Netherlands. He died in Bakel, Netherlands.
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