Jan Jacobsz (d. 1534)
Jan Jacobs (Jacobsz) of Benschop, Dutch province of Utrecht, an Anabaptist martyr in whose house baptism had been administered and who persevered in his "heresy," was burned at the stake on 11 May 1534 at Amsterdam.
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