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Maeyken Truyens, an Anabaptist martyr, executed at Antwerp, Belgium, on 19 January 1577 because she had been (re) baptized and frequented Mennonite meetings. Particulars about this martyr are lacking. With her Geertruyt Faes and Laureys Janssen suffered martyrdom. They were the last Mennonites to die in Antwerp.

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Génard, P. Antwerpsch archievenblad: XIII, 211; XIV, 98 f., No. 1121.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Maeyken Truyens (d. 1577)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 28 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maeyken_Truyens_(d._1577)&oldid=108749.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Maeyken Truyens (d. 1577). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maeyken_Truyens_(d._1577)&oldid=108749.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 439. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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