Quote Originally Posted by The Lawspeaker View Post
Not us. I think that you refer here to the Southern Netherlands (Spanish Netherlands)?
Because most of the North had kicked them out by 1600 (Staats-Brabant around 1630 and Zeeuws Vlaanderen around 1645)
And Kaapstad was founded in 1652.
We merely took over the English tradition of Christmas and not the Dutch one. No Sinterklaas nor Zwarte Pieten.