Peter Merecinus

(about 1530 - 1584)
Peter Merecinus François II, 1544 - 1560. King of France 1551 - 1559

Biography

Peter Merecinus, also known as Pieter van der Heyden, was a Flemish engraver based in Antwerp. From 1551-71 he worked for the Flemish painter and etcher, Hieronymus Cock, who also distributed prints. Merecinus’s prints are often monogrammed with the initials ‘P/AME’.