Landis, Verena (d. ca. 1643)

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Verena Landis, a daughter of the martyr Hans Landis, was placed in house arrest in her home near Zürich, Switzerland, in 1643, at an advanced age, because she was too sick to be transported to prison. The shock and the rough treatment caused her death soon after.


Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685: II, 822.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 1121. Available online at:

Date Published 1957

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