Gerryt Jansz (d. 1536)

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Gerryt (Gerrit) Jansz and his brother Herman Jans were beheaded on 24 October 1536 at Leeuwarden, Dutch province of Friesland, because they had lodged Menno Simons in their home.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1864): 135.

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:I, No. 747.

Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1914: 230.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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