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Rieme Douwedochter of Jelsum, Dutch province of Friesland, was arrested on 7 April 1535, during the recapture of the Oldeklooster near Bolsward, which had been taken by revolutionary Anabaptists. She was brought to Leeuwarden, capital of Friesland, and drowned there with a number of other victims on 14 April 1535.

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Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1914: 229.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Rieme Douwedochter (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 1 Oct 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rieme_Douwedochter_(d._1535)&oldid=128170.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Rieme Douwedochter (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rieme_Douwedochter_(d._1535)&oldid=128170.




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