Hans van Audenaerde (d. 1573)

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Hans(ken) van Audenaerde (Oudenaarde), an Anabaptist martyr, burned on the Vrijdag market place at Gent, Belgium, on 17 March 1573, together with Beliken de Jaghere and Grietgen van Sluys. Hansken was born at Geeraerdsbergen, Flanders, a son of Joris, a hatmaker, lived in Ghent for two years, and was only 18 years of age.


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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 654. All rights reserved.

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