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Heinrich Jacobs, an Anabaptist martyr, was beheaded in Bergheim, Rhineland, Germany, in 1536 because he would not give up his faith.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. 4 v. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 386.

Rembert, Karl. Die "Wiedertäufer" im Herzogtum Jülich. Berlin: R. Gaertners Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1899: 523;

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1957

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Neff, Christian. "Jacobs, Heinrich (d. 1536)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 13 Oct 2015.,_Heinrich_(d._1536)&oldid=95413.

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Neff, Christian. (1957). Jacobs, Heinrich (d. 1536). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 October 2015, from,_Heinrich_(d._1536)&oldid=95413.

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