The Rosemont and Roover family intermarried. They were Swan Brethren, and may be the figures in Bosch’s painting ‘Wedding at Cana’.
Posted by: John Presco (ID *****9923) Date: January 26, 2007 at 16:19:12
The Roesmont-Roover Brotherhood and the Wedding at Cana
(Images: Rover family and Magi. St. Janskirk church. Dining hall of the Swan Brethren. Wedding at Cana by Bosch a Swan Brother.)
Ghisburtus van Roesmont was a Dutch nobleman of some importance. His mother was jonkvrouw Adriana Theodorici ROVER. the daughter of Dirk Edmondszn ROOVER. The Roover family appears to descend from one of the Radbot rulers of Holland who was given the name Roover, or Rover due to conquest of the Netherlands. The Roover family would build Montfoort castle one of the most prestigious castles in Holland. These two families were keen on forming a marriage alliance as Arnold Rover married…
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