Station: [40] Career

“Rutger von der Horst had to try very hard as a child. His parents sent him to the well renowned monastery secondary school in Emmerich. They expected a lot of the children there, only allowing conversations during breaks in Latin. It must have been very strict there. In exchange, he was able to travel to France for two years after completing school. As a future lord, he had to see the great world. After returning home, he most likely studied in Cologne and became a servant to the archbishop. Such a position meant respect and a good salary. As you can see, hard work in school tends to pay off in the long run…”