Claes van Lewen (d. 1549)

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Claes van Lewen (Leeuwen), husband of the Dutch Anabaptist martyr Cornelia, was a director of the Latin school at Zutphen, Dutch province of Gelderland. When after his death it was learned in 1549 that he had belonged to the Anabaptist brotherhood, his corpse was exhumed and buried in unhallowed ground.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1881): 42.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Claes van Lewen (d. 1549)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 21 Aug 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Claes_van_Lewen_(d._1549)&oldid=110492.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Claes van Lewen (d. 1549). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 August 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Claes_van_Lewen_(d._1549)&oldid=110492.




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