Station: [35] Heritage

“Who knows nowadays what the name of their great-great-great-great-great grandfather was? Do you, perhaps? Rutger von der Horst knew. He didn’t know because he did not have anything better to do, but because it was very important to know your family tree at that time. The more noble ancestors you had, the higher your reputation was and the higher your chances were of getting important functions and privileges. Rutger was able to trace back his family history over 400 years to his great-great-great-great… oh well you get the idea…”