Pieter de Cleercq (d. 1557)

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Pieter de Cleercq, an Anabaptist martyr, a miller by trade, burned at the stake on 4 March 1557, on the Vrijdagsmarkt of Gent, Belgium. He had been arrested by treachery. Particulars are lacking.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 23, No. 29.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Pieter de Cleercq (d. 1557)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 14 Jul 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_de_Cleercq_(d._1557)&oldid=128127.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Pieter de Cleercq (d. 1557). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 July 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_de_Cleercq_(d._1557)&oldid=128127.




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