Anna Petersdochter (d. 1535)

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Anna Petersdochter, wife of Peter (van) Galen and an Anabaptist martyr, was strangled and hanged as an Anabaptist on 21 May 1535. In the summer of 1534 she was baptized by Gerrit van Benschop, and refused to recant her faith.

Bibliography

"Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535", in Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap 41 (Amsterdam, 1920): 66. Available in full electronic text at http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/_bij005192001_01/_bij005192001_01_0005.php.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Anna Petersdochter (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 19 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anna_Petersdochter_(d._1535)&oldid=147900.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Anna Petersdochter (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anna_Petersdochter_(d._1535)&oldid=147900.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 124. All rights reserved.


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