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Jacob van Gershoven, an Anabaptist martyr, was drowned at the Steen castle at Antwerp, Belgium, on 17 October 1562, together with his brother Aert van Gershoven. He was a native of Tongeren, Brabant, and had lived for some time at Breda, Dutch province of North Brabant, and was a confectioner by trade.

Bibliography

Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad: IX, 142, 149; XIV, 32 f., No. 366.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Jacob van Gershoven (d. 1562)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 29 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jacob_van_Gershoven_(d._1562)&oldid=108159.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Jacob van Gershoven (d. 1562). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jacob_van_Gershoven_(d._1562)&oldid=108159.




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