Claes Janssen (d. 1535)

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Claes Janssen, by trade a glaismaicker (glass blower, or painter on glass), was sentenced to death, 14 May 1535 at Amsterdam, because he had taken part in the Anabaptist revolt at Amsterdam, 10-11 May. He was executed with 10 companions in a barbarous manner.

Bibliography

"Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535." Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap XLI (1920): 63, 64.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Claes Janssen (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 23 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Claes_Janssen_(d._1535)&oldid=127212.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Claes Janssen (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Claes_Janssen_(d._1535)&oldid=127212.




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