+the pooks Posted July 4, 2011 Share Posted July 4, 2011 Simon van der Stel arrived on the 12th of October 1679 to be the new Commander of the Cape. He was married to Johanna Jacoba Six, a gentlewoman by birth who came from an influential family who were the patrons of Rembrandt. Something was very odd about this marriage. What would that be ? Johanna was a man? Quote Link to comment
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