Adam Foppensz (16th century)
Adam Foppensz, a Dutch Anabaptist from Amsterdam, was seized in May 1535. He had been rebaptized four years before by Jan Volkertsz Trypmaker; his wife was not in't verband (a member of the church). After the Naaktloopers incident in Amsterdam (February 1535), Adam had left the city and wandered in its environs. He had nothing to do with the revolt of 10-11 May 1535. He possessed a letter from the martyr Baef Claesdochter which she had sent him shortly before she went to prison. It is not known whether or in what manner Adam was put to death.
"Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535." Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap 41 (Amsterdam, 1920): 112-116.
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