Geertken Erasmusdochter (d. 1538)
Geertken Erasmusdochter, an Anabaptist martyr, a native of Maastricht, was burned at the stake on 11 September 1538 at Vught near 's Hertogenbosch in the Dutch province of North Brabant. She was one of the nine members of Paulus van Drunen's congregation, who were executed at Vught on 9 and 11 September 1538.
This is the same person as Geertruydt Adriaens de Roevre (d. 1539)
Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1917): 189.
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