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Pieter Florisz of Oosthoven, Flanders (Belgium), an Anabaptist martyr, a native of Nipkerke (Nieppe) in Flanders, renounced his faith, repented of his recantation and earnestly witnessed to his faith, and suffered death at the stake in 1564 at Armentières, France.

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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.  

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 654.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1959


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Neff, Christian. "Pieter Florisz (d. 1564)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_Florisz_(d._1564)&oldid=106035.

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Neff, Christian. (1959). Pieter Florisz (d. 1564). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_Florisz_(d._1564)&oldid=106035.




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