Lieven, Claus (d. 1549)
Claus (Claes) Lieven was beheaded on 27 September 1549 at Ghent, Belgium. He was the father of the Anabaptist martyrs Cathalijne and Suzanneke Claes, executed on 3 December 1573, at Ghent. It is not clear whether Lieven was a Calvinist or a Mennonite.
Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 65, 12, No. 19.
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