Lynken Claesdochter (d. 1561)

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Lynken (Lijnken) Claesdochter was an Anabaptist martyr, beheaded on 14 August 1561 inside the Gravensteen castle at Ghent, Belgium, with Tanneken Delmeere. Lynken, who was a daughter of Claes Ghijselbrechts, was born at Maren near ’s Hertogenbosch, Dutch province of North Brabant.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 27, No. 78.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Lynken Claesdochter (d. 1561)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 18 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lynken_Claesdochter_(d._1561)&oldid=130291.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Lynken Claesdochter (d. 1561). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lynken_Claesdochter_(d._1561)&oldid=130291.




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