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Bregte Adams, wife of Frans Dirksz Quintijn or Frans Dirksz van Wormer, an Anabaptist martyr, was executed by drowning at Alkmaar, Dutch province of North Holland, on 1 February 1536 because she had been rebaptized. Her husband had been burned at the stake at Alkmaar on the previous day.

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Boomkamp, Gysbert. Alkmaer en deszelfs geschiedenissen uit de nagelatene papieren van Simon Eikelenberg en veele andere echte stukken en bescheiden. Te Rotterdam, : by Philippus en Jakobus Losel ..., 1747: 90.

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1909): 18-20.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Bregte Adams (d. 1536)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bregte_Adams_(d._1536)&oldid=75988.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1953). Bregte Adams (d. 1536). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bregte_Adams_(d._1536)&oldid=75988.




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