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Jans Weyneken (Wyneken, Wijnken), a revolution­ary Anabaptist of Friesland. She sailed with an Amsterdam group in March 1534 en route to Münster, but was apprehended at Bergklooster in the Dutch province of Overijssel. On 11 May 1534, the Court of Holland sentenced her to be burned at the stake. The sentence was appar­ently executed at The Hague.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Weyneken, Jans (d. 1534)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 16 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Weyneken,_Jans_(d._1534)&oldid=111979.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Weyneken, Jans (d. 1534). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Weyneken,_Jans_(d._1534)&oldid=111979.




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