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Gerryt (Gerrit) Jansz and his brother Herman Jans were beheaded on 24 October 1536 at Leeuwarden, Dutch province of Friesland, because they had lodged Menno Simons in their home.

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1864): 135.

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884:I, No. 747.

Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1914: 230.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Gerryt Jansz (d. 1536)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 30 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gerryt_Jansz_(d._1536)&oldid=122766.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Gerryt Jansz (d. 1536). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gerryt_Jansz_(d._1536)&oldid=122766.




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