Peryne de Corte (d. 1573)
Peryne (Petronella) de Corte, an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake at Antwerp, Belgium, on 6 June 1573. Peryne, who was arrested when a Mennonite meeting at Antwerp was surprised by the police, confessed that she had often attended such meetings. She had not yet been (re) baptized.
Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte XIII: 118, 121-24, 179; XIV: 90 ff., No. 1029.
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