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Lysbeth Smeets, an Anabaptist martyr, was drowned on 16 March 1535, in the Scheldt River at Antwerp. Her husband Mattheus Sauvaige had been put to death as an Anabaptist on 3 March of the same year. Particulars are lacking. Mattheus and Lysbeth are among the first Anabaptist martyrs of Antwerp.

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Génard, P. Antwerpsch archievenblad: VII, 319; XIV, 12 f., No.139.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Lysbeth Smeets (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 22 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lysbeth_Smeets_(d._1535)&oldid=89164.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Lysbeth Smeets (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lysbeth_Smeets_(d._1535)&oldid=89164.




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