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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, South Netherlandish, Swedish
according to Saur from Flanders; according to Ahlberg 2005 he is mentioned in a Swedish source as Dutch
Born
Deceased
Vadstena 1589-05-24
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
probably family of fortification engineer Andries de Roy (Saur)
Biographical information
Active in
  • Zweden 1559
    before 1559; in royal service from 1559 onwards, but was already before 1559 active in Sweden
  • Vadstena 1559 - 1589
    From 1559-1589 he lived and worked mostly in Vadstena, where he changed the old castle into an impressive renaissance palace; renovation of the church and cloister in Vadstena; the hospital from 1587 is attributed to him.
  • Småland (streek) 1568
    In 1568 the king commissioned him to reconstruct Eksjö, that was destroyed by the Danes
  • Linköping 1576 - 1580
    from 1576-1580 in charge of the extenstion of the castle in Linköping
  • Jönköping 1577
    fortification works in Jönköping
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