Mechtelt Melis (d. 1552)

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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.

Bibliography

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


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Mechtelt Melis (d. 1552)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 May 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mechtelt_Melis_(d._1552)&oldid=89567.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Mechtelt Melis (d. 1552). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 May 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mechtelt_Melis_(d._1552)&oldid=89567.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 549. All rights reserved.


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