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Claus (Claes) Lieven was beheaded on 27 September 1549 at Ghent, Belgium. He was the father of the Anabaptist martyrs Cathalijne and Suzanneke Claes, executed on 3 December 1573, at Ghent. It is not clear whether Lieven was a Calvinist or a Mennonite.

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Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 65, 12, No. 19.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Lieven, Claus (d. 1549)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 28 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lieven,_Claus_(d._1549)&oldid=83210.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Lieven, Claus (d. 1549). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lieven,_Claus_(d._1549)&oldid=83210.




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