Michiel Brinkman

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Hugo de Groot (Or Grotius as back then fancy people Latinized their surnames) was a Dutch jurist and writer living in the 17th Century who is most well known for his work De Jure Belli ac Pacis (On The Law of War and Peace) on which most of our modern concepts relating to Internal Law are based. In those days the Dutch Republic was not only a popular location for stag or hen do’s but an almost “start-up” like country with all the growing pains that come with it. Without going…