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Daniel de Paeu (Pau, Pou), an Anabaptist martyr, a cobbler of Eeclo in Belgium, was burned at the stake at Ghent, Belgium on 29 December 1568, together with Daniel van Vooren and Passchier Weyns. In the first song of the supplement to the old Liedtboecxken van den Offer des Heeren the names of these three martyrs are also found. Particulars are lacking.

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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: II, 370.

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: 726. Available online at:

Cramer, Samuel and Fredrik Pijper. Bibliotheca Reformatoria Neerlandica. 10 v. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1903-1914: II, 649 ff.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 332.

Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche martyrologium. Brugge: De Tempel, 1945: 50, No. 163; No. 164.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1955

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