Jan Vaetz (d. 1561)
Jan Vaetz, from Sittard, Dutch province of Limburg, an Anabaptist martyr, was drowned on 6 September 1561 at the Steen castle at Antwerp, Belgium, on charge of being rebaptized and persisting in this "heresy."
Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad. Antwerpen, Belgium: Stadsarchief te Antwerpen: IX, 124, 133; XIV, 30 f., No. 343.
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