For each section of the document, answer the question(s) that follow.

Arrest of Two Magistrates of Vlissingen

On the first of January anno 1658, summoned by the honorable lord director general and councilors, appeared Eduart Farringhten and William Nobel, two of the magistrates of Vlissningh, who, because they also signed the said remonstrance, were arrested immediately. It is resolved to summon the clerk of the said village, Eduart Hart, as well. Dated as above.

Analysis Questions:

1.      When was this document written?


2.      What is the purpose of this document?


3.      Why was this action taken against Eduart Farringhten and William Nobel?


4.      What other action did the director general resolve to take at the end of this document?