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Jan Cleeren, of Gortsleeuw, Flanders, an Anabaptist martyr, by trade a hertekens-maker(?), was drowned at the Steen castle at Antwerp, Belgium on 9 August 1560. He is probably identical with Jan de Tasmaker, found in the Offer des Heeren and later martyr books, including the Martyrs' Mirror.

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Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad: IX, 111, 121; XIV, 30 f., No. 330.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Jan Cleeren (d. 1560)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jan_Cleeren_(d._1560)&oldid=128729.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Jan Cleeren (d. 1560). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jan_Cleeren_(d._1560)&oldid=128729.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 72. All rights reserved.


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