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Cornelia Wouters, wife of Jan Pieters, of Middelburg, Dutch province of Zeeland, was put to death by beheading on 15 October 1535 because she had lodged Anabaptist preachers and read heretical books. Her husband was banished from the territory of Holland, Zeeland, and Friesland for 50 years.

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Te Water, J. W. Kort verhaal der reformatie van Zeeland in de XVIde eeuw : benevens eenige verhandelingen dienende tot ophelderinge van de historie der kerk-hervorminge aldaar. Middelburg, 1766: 14.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Cornelia Wouters (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 2 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Cornelia_Wouters_(d._1535)&oldid=127229.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Cornelia Wouters (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Cornelia_Wouters_(d._1535)&oldid=127229.




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