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Jacob Cremer (Cramer, Kremer), a Dutch Anabaptist, a native of Winsum, Dutch province of Gro­ningen. He belonged to the revolutionary wing of Anabaptism; with Antonius (Anthonie) Kistemaker he was active in the province of Groningen in 1534-1535; in East Friesland he had been in prison for a while; he also had visited Münster in 1534. He was arrested during the Anabaptist as­sault on the St. Johns monastery at Warffum in the province of Groningen and brought to the city of Groningen, where he was beheaded in April 1535.

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Cramer, Samuel and Fredrik Pijper. Bibliotheca Reformatoria Neerlandica, 10 vols. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1903-1914: VII, 362, 369 f.

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1906): 31; (1917): 119, No. 100.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II,  179.

Mellink, Albert F. De Wederdopers in de noordelijke Nederlanden 1531-1544. Groningen: J.B. Wolters, 1954: See Index.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Jacob Cremer (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 28 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jacob_Cremer_(d._1535)&oldid=120306.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Jacob Cremer (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jacob_Cremer_(d._1535)&oldid=120306.




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