Pieter Colijn (Colyn) was a burgomaster of Amsterdam who protected the Anabaptists about 1535 and is said to have belonged to them, which is, however, an error; he likely was a Sacramentist. He was killed by an Anabaptist uprising in May 1535, despite his earlier friendly attitude to them.
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|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
|Date Published||December 2011|
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