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Lieven (Lievijn, Liefken de Keyser, or Liefken van Gent) Jansz was an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake on 6 August 1552 at Amsterdam together with five co-martyrs. Lieven Jansz, who was a native of Ghent, Belgium, and a weaver by trade, had been baptized by Gillis van Aken.

Bibliography

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde 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: II, 142.

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: 535. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Grosheide, Greta. Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis der Anabaptisten in Amsterdam. Hilversum: J. Schipper, Jr., 1938: 309.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Lieven Jansz (d. 1552)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lieven_Jansz_(d._1552)&oldid=83211.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Lieven Jansz (d. 1552). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lieven_Jansz_(d._1552)&oldid=83211.




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