Jacob van Gershoven (d. 1562)
Jacob van Gershoven, an Anabaptist martyr, was drowned at the Steen castle at Antwerp, Belgium, on 17 October 1562, together with his brother Aert van Gershoven. He was a native of Tongeren, Brabant, and had lived for some time at Breda, Dutch province of North Brabant, and was a confectioner by trade.
Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad: IX, 142, 149; XIV, 32 f., No. 366.
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