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Guert Willems was put to death at Rotterdam in accord with the sentence of the Court of Holland of 21 April 1558 because he had assisted and liberated a Mennonite at Rotterdam who was to be executed there (see Jan Hendriks). Whether Guert Willems was a Mennonite or not cannot be decided.

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Hoog, I. M. J. De Martelaren der Hervorming in Nederland. Schiedam, 1885: 237-238.

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. 384.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Guert Willems (d. 1558)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 28 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Guert_Willems_(d._1558)&oldid=127552.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Guert Willems (d. 1558). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Guert_Willems_(d._1558)&oldid=127552.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 608. All rights reserved.


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