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Geerken Vrancken, a sister-in-law of the martyr Metken, was also an Anabaptist martyr. She was probably drowned on 28 August 1547 at Echt, at that time belonging to the duchy of Gelder, now the Dutch province of Limburg. Particulars about her were not available.

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Bax, Willem. Het protestantisme in het bisdom Luik en vooral te Maastricht. s-Gravenhage: Nijhoff, 1937-1941: I, 326, 399.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Geerken Vrancken (d. 1547)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 17 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Geerken_Vrancken_(d._1547)&oldid=107713.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Geerken Vrancken (d. 1547). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Geerken_Vrancken_(d._1547)&oldid=107713.




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