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Maeyken (Mayken) Jans, an Anabaptist martyr, the widow of Frans Laureysz, was burned at the stake in Middelburg, Dutch province of Zeeland, in 1569 (probably 2 May). She was a native of Middelburg and about 40 years of age.

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1908): 17.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 390.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Maeyken Jans (d. 1569)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 13 Feb 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maeyken_Jans_(d._1569)&oldid=130181.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Maeyken Jans (d. 1569). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 February 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maeyken_Jans_(d._1569)&oldid=130181.




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