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Leentgen Hendricxdochter, an Anabaptist martyr, a native of 's Hertogenbosch, Dutch province of North Brabant, was baptized at Dordrecht about May 1534 by Bartholomeus Boeckbinder. She was arrested in Amsterdam in May 1535 and put to death with a large number of other Anabaptist women by drowning on 21 May (not 15 May, as van Braght states), 1535

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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.413.

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Mellink, Albert F. De Wederdopers in de noordelijke Nederlanden 1531-1544. Groningen: J. B. Wolters, 1954:145, 229, 312.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Leentgen Hendricxdochter (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Leentgen_Hendricxdochter_(d._1535)&oldid=119344.




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