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Lambrecht Jacobs (Grootboot) of Purmerend, Dutch province of North Holland, an Anabaptist martyr, had sailed in March 1534 from Amsterdam en route to Münster, but was arrested at Bergklooster. He obviously was set free here but was rearrested in 1540, and sentenced to death on 22 September 1540 by the Court of Holland. The execution by the sword took place at The Hague. Lambrecht belonged to the revolutionary wing of Anabaptism, being a follower of Jan van Batenburg.

Bibliography

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. 2 v. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: I, Nos. 232, 744 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1958


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Lambrecht Jacobs (d. 1540)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1958. Web. 30 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lambrecht_Jacobs_(d._1540)&oldid=88886.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1958). Lambrecht Jacobs (d. 1540). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lambrecht_Jacobs_(d._1540)&oldid=88886.




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