Jan Jansz (d. 1539)

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Jan Jansz, surnamed Ghyphen(?), a tailor from Hamm near Wesel, Germany, an Anabaptist martyr, was beheaded on 7 January 1539 at Delft, Dutch province of South Holland, because of rebaptism. He was probably a follower of David Joris.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1899): 158-160; (1917): 160-167.

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. 749.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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