Antonis van Houtere (d. 1558)

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Antonis van Houtere, an Anabaptist martyr, was executed at the Steen prison in Antwerp on 8 October 1558 together with Hendrik Leerverkooper and Dirck de Schilder. He came from Weert in Brabant and had been rebaptized. His wife, Geertruydt, was put to death on 30 December of the same year.

This martyr is identical with Anthonis (d. 1558).

Bibliography

Dit Boec wort genoemt: Het Offer des Herren, om het inhout van sommighe opgheofferde kinderen Godts . . . N.p.: 1570: 565.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, 1685: Part II, 202.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 583. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad: VIII, 450, 465, 469; XIV, 24-25, No. 266.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop, B. De Graaf, 1965: 63, 72.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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