CATS, Jacob


CATS, Jacob
(1577–1660)
   Poet, pensionary (legal advisor) of the cities of Middelburg and Dordrecht, and grand pensionary (1636–1651) of the States of Holland. Cats was a prolific writer of lengthy moralizing and didactic poems and of emblematic works. Many of them were very popular, especially his Houwelyck [Mar riage, 1625]; Spieghel van den ouden ende nieuwen Tijdt [Mirror of Old and Recent Days, 1632]; and Trou-Ringh [Wedding Ring, 1637]. His autobiographical poem Twee-en tachtig-jaerigh leven [My Life in 82 Years] was not published until 1700.

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