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Joos Jansz, an Anabaptist martyr, was beheaded at Zierikzee, Dutch province of Zeeland, on 11 October 1561 (van Braght, Martyrs Mirror, erroneously 1563, without further date). Joos, who was born at Krabbendijke, was arrested at Somerdijk (probably Sommelsdijk)

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Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, 1685: Part II, 301.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 666. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Haeghen, Ferdinand van der, Thomas Arnold and R. Vanden Berghe. Bibliographie des Martyrologes Protestants Néerlandais. II. Receuils. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1890: 374.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Joos Jansz (d. 1561)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Joos_Jansz_(d._1561)&oldid=129917.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Joos Jansz (d. 1561). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Joos_Jansz_(d._1561)&oldid=129917.




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