Focsen, Adriaen Antheunis (d. 1535)

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Adriaen Antheunis Focsen (Foksen, not Focpen as it is sometimes written), a schoolteacher, was one of the Anabaptist Naaktloopers (people who went naked through the streets for religious reasons) at Amsterdam, and was sentenced to death by beheading on 25 February 1535.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1917): 117, No. 63.

Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535, in Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap, vol. XLI. Amsterdam, 1920: 57-58.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Focsen, Adriaen Antheunis (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Focsen,_Adriaen_Antheunis_(d._1535)&oldid=127472.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Focsen, Adriaen Antheunis (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Focsen,_Adriaen_Antheunis_(d._1535)&oldid=127472.




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