Adriaen Cornelisse (d. 1537)
Adriaen Cornelisse was beheaded at Zierikzee in the Dutch province of Zeeland on 2 June 1537. He had "bought and read a book of the Reformer Johannes Pomeranus"; besides this, he had also distributed "heretical books, containing false doctrines on the holy Sacrament," and furthermore lodged some persons "who claimed to be messengers of Christ." This martyr may be presumed to have been an Anabaptist.
Water, Willem te. Kort verhaal der reformatie van Zeeland in de zestiende eeuwe; : benevens eenige verhandelingen dienende tot opheldering van de historie der kerk-hervorminge aldaar. Middelburg: Pieter Gillissen, 1766: 8. Available in full electronic text at https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_RuM-AAAAcAAJ
|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Adriaen Cornelisse (d. 1537)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 18 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Adriaen_Cornelisse_(d._1537)&oldid=130503.
Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1955). Adriaen Cornelisse (d. 1537). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Adriaen_Cornelisse_(d._1537)&oldid=130503.
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