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Geertruyt Jansdochter (surnamed Kemster), a Dutch Anabaptist martyr. It is assumed that her surname means that she was a native of Kennemerland, a district of the province of North Holland, north of Haarlem. She was arrested at Haarlem on 24 May 1539, and after torture on 28 May was drowned there on 3 June 1539. She may have been a follower of David Joris. For particulars see Lambrecht Duppijns.


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Bibliography

Bijdragen en mededelingen van het Historisch Genootschap Utrecht XLI (Amsterdam, 1920): 200-01, 208, 210, 211, 218.


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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Geertruyt Jansdochter (d. 1539)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 1 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Geertruyt_Jansdochter_(d._1539)&oldid=56606.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Geertruyt Jansdochter (d. 1539). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Geertruyt_Jansdochter_(d._1539)&oldid=56606.




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