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Digna Pieters, an Anabaptist martyr, a native of Dordrecht, Dutch province of South Holland, was put in a sack and drowned there on 23 November 1555. She was accused of having been rebaptized and attending heretical (Mennonite) meetings.

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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, Y, 1685: Part I,: 162.

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: 551. Available online at: [hhttp://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm].

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1862): 92 f.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 448; III, 371.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Digna Pieters (d. 1555)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 21 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Digna_Pieters_(d._1555)&oldid=130332.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Digna Pieters (d. 1555). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Digna_Pieters_(d._1555)&oldid=130332.




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