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Gielis van Gent, an Anabaptist martyr, executed by beheading at Antwerp, Belgium, in 1559. His name (No. 46) is found in "Aenhoort Godt Hemelsche Vader," printed in the <em>Liedtboecxken van den Offer des Heeren</em>, 1562. Particulars are lacking, unless he is identical with Michiel (Jelis) Bernaerts. Gielis van Gent is not found in van Braght, <em>Martyrs' Mirror</em>.

Bibliography

Dit Boec wort genoemt: Het Offer des Herren, om het inhout van sommighe opgheofferde kinderen Godts . . . N.p., 1570: 566.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Gielis van Gent (d. 1559)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 2 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gielis_van_Gent_(d._1559)&oldid=81165.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Gielis van Gent (d. 1559). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gielis_van_Gent_(d._1559)&oldid=81165.




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