Jenneken Pots (d. 1576)

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Jenneken Pots, an Anabaptist martyr, was executed on 28 January 1576 at Antwerp, Belgium. It is unknown how this martyr and Lynken Clercx, who was executed on the same day, were put to death. Jenneken was sentenced for rebaptism, attending forbidden meetings of the Mennonites, and possessing a number of heretical books.

Bibliography

Antwerpsch archievenblad XIII: 198; XIV: 98 f., No. 1104.

Plaisier, J. A. en M. Akkermans, samenstelling en redactie. Antwerpens martyrologium: Overzicht van de meeste martelaren in Antwerpen die om hun geloof geëxecuteerd zijn 1522-1585. Middelburg: Stichting de Gehonbron, 2008: 103. Available in full electronic text at: http://www.theologienet.nl/documenten/Antwerpen%20Martyrol%201522-1585.pdf


Author(s) Nanne van ders Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van ders. "Jenneken Pots (d. 1576)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jenneken_Pots_(d._1576)&oldid=156452.

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Zijpp, Nanne van ders. (1957). Jenneken Pots (d. 1576). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jenneken_Pots_(d._1576)&oldid=156452.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 106. All rights reserved.


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