Claes Cornelisz (d. 1535)
Claes Cornelisz of Amsterdam was executed by hanging on 1 June 1535. Claes was the son of Hillegont Petersdochter, who lived in the house d' Engel, where Anabaptists sometimes stayed. It is not clear whether Claes was an Anabaptist himself; he may have been punished by death for merely sheltering Anabaptists.
Grosheide, Greta. Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis der Anabaptisten in Amsterdam. Hilversum: J. Schipper, Jr., 1938: 60, 305.
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