Jan Cleeren (d. 1560)
Jan Cleeren, of Gortsleeuw, Flanders, an Anabaptist martyr, by trade a hertekens-maker(?), was drowned at the Steen castle at Antwerp, Belgium on 9 August 1560. He is probably identical with Jan de Tasmaker, found in the Offer des Heeren and later martyr books, including the Martyrs' Mirror.
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