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Franchois van der Leyen, an Anabaptist martyr, was burned at the stake at Ghent, Belgium on 28 April 1558. This martyr, by trade a dealer in old clothes, was a member of the van der Leyen family, many of whom died as martyrs.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 24, No. 55.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Franchois van der Leyen (d. 1558)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 25 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Franchois_van_der_Leyen_(d._1558)&oldid=107658.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Franchois van der Leyen (d. 1558). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Franchois_van_der_Leyen_(d._1558)&oldid=107658.




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