Anneken Jans (d. 1571)
Anneken Jans, an Anabaptist martyr of Woerden in the Dutch province of South Holland, was living in Middelburg, in the Dutch province of Zeeland, where she was burned at the stake on 3 December 1571, because she had been rebaptized, and notwithstanding the teaching of learned theologians "remained stubborn and obstinate in her error, false opinions, and heresy."
Pekelharing, K. L. "Bijdragen voor de geschiedenis der hervorming in Zeeland 1524- 1572." Archief Zeeuwsch Genootschap der Wetenschappen: vroegere en latere mededeelingen voornamelijk in betrekking tot Zeeland 6 (1866): 95.
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