Nycasius de Clibano (fl. 1457-1497), componist en zanger

He was active in’s-Hertogenbosch from 1457 to 1497. In 1457, he was lead singer of the Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap, in the following year he married and in 1466-1467 and joined as a member of this fraternity. In the years 1470 he was appointed ‘ sworn brother ‘ of the brotherhood, which meant that he at that time belonged to the spiritual state, because only clerics were eligible for this honour title. One of his tasks as a member of the fraternity was searching for new singers from other cities.

Jheronimus de Clibano (ca. 1459-1503), componist en zanger

Nycasius de Clibano, he was a son of that went for him as a composer and singer. His brother, Jan de Clibano, is only known as a singer. By november 1484 and early 1488, he was a singer of the Bossche Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap. Also the Clibano, like his father, named ‘ sworn brother ‘ (member in top grade) of this brotherhood.

Jheronimus Bosch (ca. 1450-1516), schilder

Posthumous also Jeroen Bosch or Hieronymus Bosch, Jheronimus van Aken, born was a Dutch Northern renaissance painter. He went down in history as ‘ the duvelmakere ‘ (the creator of Devils) and as a painter of satirical performances, but he is of particular significance as innovator of the existing image tradition. He gave at inventive way to existing patterns and devised a series of new compositions. The consequence of this is that the precise meaning of some of his work today is unknown. Although he already during his life he was a famous painter, and commands of the Ducal Court in Brussels got, there is very little known about him.

Jan Heyns (†1516), architect

The Brugse architect Jan Heyns was active in’s-Hertogenbosch from 1495. Here he was lead master of the current St. John’s Cathedral. The building of these was then in full swing. Under his leadership was in 1496 the chapel of our dear Jan Heyns ‘ direction (the current h. sacrament Chapel) completed in 1505 and was 16th on the Tower after demolished to make way for the ship. In appreciation for his work was Heys as sworn brother admitted to our dear Jan Heyns ‘ direction.

Frederik van Egmont (ca. 1440-1521), graaf van Buren en Leerdam

Lord of IJsselstein, count of Buren and Leerdam and Councillor-Chamberlain of Charles the bold and Maximilian I of Austria. He was also Lord of Cranendonck and Eindhoven. His nickname was: Gijs Cross-eyed. Second son of Willem IV of Egmont and Walburga van Meurs. In 1492 he was awarded by Maximilian the titles count of Buren and count of Leerdam. In 1499 he was sworn as ‘ brother ‘ admitted to the Onze Lieve Vrouwe broederschap.

Willem van Oranje (24 april 1533 – 10 juli 1584)

Prince of Orange, count of Nassau-Dillenburg, better known as William of orange or under his nickname William the silent, and in father of the fatherland, was initially often Netherlands stadtholder (substitute) for the reigning Lord of the Netherlands.