Jacob Symonsz (d. 1534)

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Jacob Symonsz of Delft, was a Dutch Anabaptist preacher of whom not much is known. He is said to have been a learned man. In March 1534 he was arrested at Bergklooster as a leader of the 3,000 Anabaptists who had arrived there en route to Münster, having sailed from Amsterdam. He was beheaded at Amsterdam on 30 March 1534. A hymn written by Jacob Simonsz is found in the Geestelyck Lietboecxken van D(avid) J(oris).

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1917): 121, No. 125.

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: I, No. 745.

Mellink, Albert F. De Wederdopers in de noordelijke Nederlanden 1531-1544. Groningen: J.B. Wolters, 1954: 107, 210, 353.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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