Gosen Heymans, an Anabaptist martyr, native of Bunschoten, Dutch province of North Holland, had attended a Mennonite meeting in the home of Steven Pietersz at Amersfoort. Later he was also at a meeting in the house of Reyer Rutgersz at Bunschoten. For this he was arrested with his brother Jacob on 20 September 1568, and beheaded at Utrecht on 5 July 1569. Whether he was a member of the church cannot be ascertained.
Hoog, I. M. J. "Onze Martelaren." Nederlandsch archief voor kerkgeschiedenis. n.s. I, (1902): 82. Gosen is listed here as No. 87.
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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Gosen Heymans (d. 1569)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 30 Mar 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gosen_Heymans_(d._1569)&oldid=94882.
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