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Mechtelt Melis, an Anabaptist martyr of Antwerp, Belgium, drowned there in a sack on 23 September 1552. She was born at The Hague, Holland, and was married to Adriaen Wouterssone, who was executed on the same day as his wife by burning at the stake.

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Antwerpsch archievenblad (VIII): 420, 422, 424; (XIV): 20 1, No. 219.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Mechtelt Melis (d. 1552)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 13 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mechtelt_Melis_(d._1552)&oldid=108836.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Mechtelt Melis (d. 1552). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mechtelt_Melis_(d._1552)&oldid=108836.




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