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Hillegont Petersdochter of Amsterdam, where she lived in the house "De Engel," had lodged the Anabaptist bishop of Amsterdam, Jacob van Campen. Because of this fact she was sentenced on 1 June 1535 "to be hanged and strangled before her own door, as an example to others." Hillegont was not a member of the Anabaptist congregation.

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Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535, in Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap. Amsterdam, 1920: XLI, 110 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Hillegont Petersdochter (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 25 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hillegont_Petersdochter_(d._1535)&oldid=107571.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Hillegont Petersdochter (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hillegont_Petersdochter_(d._1535)&oldid=107571.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 742. All rights reserved.


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