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Gerrit Boeckbinder (Geryt boeckebinder van Nyewenhuys), identical with Gerrit thorn Closter, a Dutch Anabaptist leader. In the fall of 1533 he was sent from Amsterdam to Münster bJan Matthijsz van Haarlem . He belonged to the revolutionary wing of Anabaptism, stayed for some time in Münster, but came back to Amsterdam. Here and at other places he baptized. Probably he was put to death at The Hague on 15 February 1535.

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1909): 11; (1917): 80, 100, No. 4.

Mellink, Albert F. De Wederdopers in de noordelijke Nederlanden 1531-1544. Groningen: J.B. Wolters, 1954: See Index.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Gerrit Boeckbinder (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gerrit_Boeckbinder_(d._1535)&oldid=107752.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Gerrit Boeckbinder (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gerrit_Boeckbinder_(d._1535)&oldid=107752.




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