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Joost Govertsz was a co-worker with Tieleman van Braght in the preparation of the <em>Martyrs' Mirror</em>. For the church at Hoorn Govertsz collected records in Brabant. By this comprehensive work the dependability of the Martyrs' Mirror was greatly enhanced; more recent research has frequently confirmed his statements.


Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1899): 103.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 151.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1956

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Hege, Christian. "Govertsz, Joost (17th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 25 Oct 2016.,_Joost_(17th_century)&oldid=81342.

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, pp. 557-558. All rights reserved.

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