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Anneken Boens, an Anabaptist martyr, was the daughter of Matthys Boens of Antwerp and cousin of Truyken Boens. She was baptized (as also was Truyken) by Gillis van Aken, and was drowned at Amsterdam 3 March 1550.


Grosheide, Greta. Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis der Anabaptisten in Amsterdam. Hilversum: J. Schipper, Jr., 1938: 308.

Vos, Karel. De Doopsgezinden te Antwerpen in de zestiende eeuw. Reprint from Bulletin de la Commission Royale de Belgique 84 (1920): 379.

Date Published 1953

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