Alexander Rubens, Lord of Vremdyck

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Crest of Rubens van Parys
Detail of the pulpit payed by Alexander Rubens, in Mechelen

Alexander Joseph Rubens, Lord of Vremdyck, Willenskerk, Ter Schriek, Liesele, Malderen and steenhuffel [1]( died Mechelen 17 febr. 1752) was a Flemish noble man. He was the last male heir of his grandfather.

Family[edit]

Main article: Rubens family

He was one of the grand children of Peter Paul Rubens and Helena Fourment. His father Frans was married to Suzanne Charles, of noble birth. Her uncle Philippe was Knight of Jerusalem. [2] He was widower of Catharyne Philippine van Parys, who died in 1741. He was responsible for Joannes Alexander and Fredericus Ignatius Rubens, orphans of François II Rubens, and Barbe Francisca de Claer, after his death.[3] Alexander did not have any children. He was burried with his wife in the Saint James' church, Antwerp.

Career[edit]

Alexander Rubens was named in 1694 by Royal command Rentmeester-generaal [4] of the King, for Mechelen.[5] He donated form his private firtune for the completion of the Basilica of Our Lady of Hanswijk, he donated the pulpit by private gift of 2.994 gulden.[6] He resided in Liezele castle, bought in 1716.

Ancestors[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Bartholomaeus I Rubens
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Jan Rubens
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Barbara Arents
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Peter Paul Rubens
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Henry Pypelinckx
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Maria Pypelinckx
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Claire of Touion, dite Colyns.[7]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. François I Rubens
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Joannes Fourment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Daniël Fourment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Joanna Bulteau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Helena Fourment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Peter Stappaert
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Clara Stappaert
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Catharine le Moisne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Alexander Rubens,
Lord of Vremdyck
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Balthasar Charles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Gaspar Charles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Catherine de Solbreucq
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. John Maria Charles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Roland de Tournon
Lord of Walbourg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Marie de Tournon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Mary Hallut
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Susanne Gratienne Charles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Jacques Roelants
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Jacques Roelants, esq.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Elisabeth van der Muyden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Isabella Clara Roelants
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Pierre de Schott
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Mary de Schotte, dite Douglas[8]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Magdalena Ruts
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Provincie, stad, ende district van Mechelen opgeheldert in haere kercken ...
  2. ^ Recueil genealogique de familles originaires des Pays-Bays out y ..., Volume 2
  3. ^ http://search.arch.be/nl/zoeken-naar-archieven/zoekresultaat/inventaris/index/beginjaar/1600/eindjaar/1700/archiefbewaarplaats/BE-A0511/eadid/BE-A0511_106985_104981_DUT/inventarisnr/I10498100000021/level/file#c:0.c:2.c:1.c:1.c:0.c:0
  4. ^ http://www.archiefbankmechelen.be/index.php/dossier-van-het-proces-voor-de-grote-raad-tussen-het-visverkopersambacht-te-mechelen-en-jor-alexander-jozef-rubens-rentmeester-generaal-van-de-domeinen-in-de-provincie-mechelen-met-hem-gevoegd-gillis-goris-commies-en-pirrothon-collecte;isad
  5. ^ Vierden placcaet-boeck van Vlaenderen, behelsende alle de ..., Volume 2
  6. ^ Provincie, stad, ende district van Mechelen opgeheldert in haere kercken ...
  7. ^ http://brigittegastelancestry.com/royal/kent/rubensanc.htm
  8. ^ Annuaire de la noblesse de Belgique, Volume 7