From GAMEO
Revision as of 14:33, 23 August 2013 by GameoAdmin (Talk | contribs)


Jump to: navigation, search

Frans (Franchoys) van Elstland (Elstlandt) (Frans van Meenen), an Anabaptist martyr of Belgium, a mason, was baptized on the confession of his faith, was seized 9 October 1561, and burned at the stake on 21 October of that year at "Arien in  Walschvlaenderen" (van Braght), thought to be Aire, Belgium.

Bibliography

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde 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, 286.

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: 654. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 v. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 563.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


Cite This Article

MLA style

Neff, Christian and Nanne van der Zijpp. "Frans van Elstland (d. 1561)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 18 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Frans_van_Elstland_(d._1561)&oldid=94707.

APA style

Neff, Christian and Nanne van der Zijpp. (1956). Frans van Elstland (d. 1561). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Frans_van_Elstland_(d._1561)&oldid=94707.




Hpbuttns.gif
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 378. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


©1996-2014 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.