Harmen de Verwer (d. 1571)

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Harmen de Verwer (House painter), an Anabaptist martyr, found in van Braght's Martyrs' Mirror; this "Verwer" is an error of van Braght; from the documents it has become evident that he was not a painter, but a weaver. (See Harmen de Wever.)


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, 552.

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: 885. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Harmen de Verwer (d. 1571)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 24 Mar 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Harmen_de_Verwer_(d._1571)&oldid=95116.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Harmen de Verwer (d. 1571). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 March 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Harmen_de_Verwer_(d._1571)&oldid=95116.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 664. All rights reserved.

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