Rinske Obbedochter (d. 1535)
Rinske Obbedochter was taken prisoner when the soldiers of the governor of Friesland recaptured the Oldeklooster near Bolsward on 7 April 1535, which had been taken by a group of revolutionary Anabaptists a few days before. She was conducted to Leeuwarden, capital of Friesland, and on 14 April 1535, sentenced to be executed by drowning.
Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1914: 229.
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