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Claes Jansz, a revolutionary Anabaptist and citizen of Hazerswoude, Dutch province of South Holland, who took part in the Anabaptist revolts at Hazerswoude on 31 December 1535, and Poeldijk in February 1536, and was executed at The Hague on 13 March 1536, in a very cruel way, his heart being cut out of his body.

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Bergen, E. van. "De wederdoopers in het Westland." Bijdragen voor de geschiedenis van het Bisdom van Haarlem 28 (1903): 276-277.

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884:v. I, No. 744.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Claes Jansz (d. 1536)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 25 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Claes_Jansz_(d._1536)&oldid=119626.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Claes Jansz (d. 1536). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Claes_Jansz_(d._1536)&oldid=119626.




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