Claes Willemsz (d. 1539)
Claes Willemsz was an Anabaptist martyr who had held Anabaptist meetings in his house at Sloten near Amsterdam, and was himself an Anabaptist preacher. He was executed at Haarlem, Dutch province of North Holland about 1539.
Grosheide, Greta. Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis der Anabaptisten in Amsterdam. Hilversum: J. Schipper, Jr., 1938: 103.
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