Local nameLampsinshuis
LocationBinnenstad, Vlissingen, Nederland

The Lampsins were an aristocratic family in the Netherlands, who attained notability in the trading and colonial worlds in the 17th century. The most notable members of the family were brothers Adrian and Cornelius Lampsins, who were granted letters of patent by Louis XIV and became the Barons of colonial Tobago in 1662.The Lampsins family owned a trading house in Vlissingen, and Cornelius owned a fleet of over three hundred trading ships, in both the East and West Indies.

The Lampsins merchant house was the first employer of the famed admiral Michiel de Ruyter.

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Coordinates 51°26'28.851" N 3°34'30.84" E

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