Willem Jorisz [van] Roscam (15xx-1643). Embroiderer, wealthy amateur of art. In 1614 he bought De Crabbe (the Crab), Choorstraat nr 7. In 1625 he bought a garden outside Buitenwatersloot.

Note. Boitet p. 487. GAD Camer van Charitate 233 26E/fol 17v = Choorstraat; 234 48E/fol 3 also H. Vockestaert 1593/2, March 1626 = Buitenwatersloot. The latter information graciously provided by researcher George Buzing. Montias 1977, p. 104. Obreen I, 4. Marriages and death on GAD internet.

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