Hans Jacopsens (d. 1568)

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Burning of Jakob Dircks and sons, Antwerp, 1568. Engraving by Jan Luiken in Martyrs Mirror, v. 2, p. 371 of Dutch edition. Scan provided by Mennonite Library and Archives

Hans Jacopsens (Jan Jacobsz), an Anabaptist martyr, son of the martyr Jacob Dirksz, was executed together with his father and his brother Andries (Adriaan) at Antwerp, Belgium, on 17 March 1568. Hans was a native of Utrecht and a tailor by trade.


Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685: Part II, 370.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 724. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Génard, P. Antwerpsch archievenblad X: 14, 68; XIV: 54 f., No. 631.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Hans Jacopsens (d. 1568)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Mar 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hans_Jacopsens_(d._1568)&oldid=107897.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Hans Jacopsens (d. 1568). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 March 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hans_Jacopsens_(d._1568)&oldid=107897.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, pp. 649-650. All rights reserved.

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