Willem Koussenmacher (d. 1535)
Willem Koussenmacher, an Anabaptist martyr of Antwerp, was executed in 1535 at Wesel. At his cross-examination he said, "What one cannot grasp from Scripture is human work." The one who baptized him directed him to yield himself entirely to God.
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Wolters, Albrecht. Reformationsgeschichte der Stadt Wesel. Bonn, 1868.
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