Anthonis Claes (d. 1560)

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Anthonis Claes (Cleys), an Anabaptist martyr, was drowned in a tub at the Steen prison at Antwerp on 26 January 1560, together with three other brethren. He was from Dordrecht in the Dutch province of South Holland. His name is also found in a song,"Aenhoort Godt, hemelsche Vader" (Hear, O God, heavenly Father), No.16 of the Liedtboecken van den Offer des Heeren.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Anthonis Claes (d. 1560). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anthonis_Claes_(d._1560)&oldid=144724.




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