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Maeyken Groffelaers, an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake with three other martyrs at Antwerp, Belgium, on 26 May 1573. She was a native of Brussels, had often attended the Mennonite meetings, but was not yet (re) baptized, though she would have liked to receive baptism upon her faith "if she had only had an opportunity."

Bibliography

Génard, P. Antwerpsch archievenblad: XIII, 115 f, 177; XIV, 90 f., No. 1025.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Maeyken Groffelaers (d. 1573)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 10 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maeyken_Groffelaers_(d._1573)&oldid=89225.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Maeyken Groffelaers (d. 1573). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maeyken_Groffelaers_(d._1573)&oldid=89225.




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