Thysken (d. ca. 1547)
Thysken and his wife Mariken Vrencken died as Anabaptist martyrs. They were drowned at Stockheim "int Lant van Ludich" (Liege in Belgium?). The year of their execution is unknown; it happened before 1547 according to information given by the martyr Metken, who was their sister-in-law.
Bax, Willem. Het protestantisme in het bisdom Luik en vooral te Maastricht. s-Gravenhage: Nijhoff, 1937-1941: I, 326, 399.
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