Tjaert Geerts (d. 1571)

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Tjaert Geerts, beheaded at Leeuwarden in Friesland, Netherlands, in February 1571 because he had protected some heretics and carried their letters, all contrary to the imperial mandates. Moreover he possessed forbidden heretical books, including twenty copies of Menno Simons. Tjaert probably was a Mennonite.

Bibliography

Reitsma, J. Honderd jaren uit de Geschiedenis der Hervorming . . . in Friesland. Leeuwarden, 1876: 158.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Tjaert Geerts (d. 1571)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tjaert_Geerts_(d._1571)&oldid=128291.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Tjaert Geerts (d. 1571). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tjaert_Geerts_(d._1571)&oldid=128291.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 730. All rights reserved.


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