Maeyken Jans (d. 1569)

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Maeyken (Mayken) Jans, an Anabaptist martyr, the widow of Frans Laureysz, was burned at the stake in Middelburg, Dutch province of Zeeland, in 1569 (probably 2 May). She was a native of Middelburg and about 40 years of age.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1908): 17.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 390.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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