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Ruysbroeck (van Ruusbroec, van Ruysbroeck) John
The Blessed John of Ruysbroeck was one of the Flemish mystics.John had a devout mother, who brought him up in the Catholic faith; of his father we know nothing. John's surname, Van Ruusbroec, is not a surname in the modern sense but a toponym that refers to his native hamlet; modern-day Ruisbroek near Brussels (compare John of Salisbury or... More...
Belgium, 1944, John of Ruysbroeck
Belgium, 1981, John of Ruysbroeck