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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