Elisabeth Bruyne (d. 1571)
Elisabeth (Elysabeth) Bruyne, an Anabaptist martyr, wife of Janne de Snydere, was burned at the stake at Brussels on 5 May 1571, together with her husband. Their six children were baptized in the cathedral of St. Gudule at Brussels by a Catholic priest the very day the parents were executed.
Verheyden, A. L. E. Le Martyrologe Courtraisien et la Martyrologe Bruxellois. Vilvorde: R. Allecourt, 1950: 102, no. 155.
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