Rieme Douwedochter (d. 1535)
Rieme Douwedochter of Jelsum, Dutch province of Friesland, was arrested on 7 April 1535, during the recapture of the Oldeklooster near Bolsward, which had been taken by revolutionary Anabaptists. She was brought to Leeuwarden, capital of Friesland, and drowned there with a number of other victims on 14 April 1535.
Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1914: 229.
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