Andries N. is the name given by the Martyrs Mirror to two martyrs who were executed in 1570. The author explains the initial N. as signifying that they were dead to the world and had devoted themselves to the service of Christ. One of them died in Antwerp with his father and brother after giving a good testimony to his faith and suffering all the torture cheerfully. This martyr is identical with Andries Jacobsz. The other was imprisoned for his faith and after three hours of cruel torture was burned at the stake. This martyr, concerning whom particulars are lacking, was not executed in Antwerp, as the Martyrs' Mirror states, but at Haarlem.
Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685: Part II, 506.
Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 845. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.
Haeghen, Ferdinand van der., Thomas Arnold and R. Vanden Berghe. Bibliographie des Martyrologes Protestants Néerlandais. II. Receuils. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1890: Nos. 19, 20.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 70.
|Nanne van der Zijpp|
Cite This Article
Neff, Christian and Nanne van der Zijpp. "Andries N. (d. 1570)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 10 Oct 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Andries_N._(d._1570)&oldid=90864.
Neff, Christian and Nanne van der Zijpp. (1953). Andries N. (d. 1570). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 October 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Andries_N._(d._1570)&oldid=90864.
Herald Press website.
©1996-2015 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.