Jan van Hasebroek (d. 1569)

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Jan van Hasebroek (Haesbrouok), an Anabaptist martyr, was apparently a native of Hasebrouck in French Flanders. He was burned at the stake at Antwerp, Belgium on 25 May 1569 because he had been rebaptized. While in prison he wrote three letters to his wife, which reveal his great love for his family, as well as his strong faith. From the wealth of his knowledge of the Bible he comforted his wife and admonished her to be faithful unto death, which is followed by eternal joy. He urged her to take good care of their two small children and teach them the way of truth, that at the judgment they might stand at God's right hand. He told her that a letter coming to them fell into the hands of the prison master and caused them much grief. He gave her a sign to use in writing to him to indicate that she had received his letter. He sent greetings from his fellow prisoners Jan Koopman and his servant Hansken.

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Author(s) Christian Neff
Troy Osborne
Date Published May 2017


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