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Damas Jacobsz, a native of Leiden, Dutch province of South Holland and a barber, was one of the fanatical Anabaptists. He was probably a follower of David Joris and was beheaded at Delft, Holland, on 10 January 1539 (not 1538 as G. Brandt, Hist. der Ref. I, 1677, 133, states).

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Brandt, Geeraert. Historie der Reformatie en andre kerkelyke Geschiedenissen, in en ontrent de Nederlanden. Amsterdam: Rieuwertsz & Boom, 1677: I, 133.

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1917): 120, No. 113.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1955


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Damas Jacobsz (d. 1539)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 20 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Damas_Jacobsz_(d._1539)&oldid=110326.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1955). Damas Jacobsz (d. 1539). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Damas_Jacobsz_(d._1539)&oldid=110326.




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