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Melis Jansz, an Anabaptist martyr, beheaded at Leeuwarden, in the Dutch province of Friesland on 11 February 1539 because he had been (re)-baptized and held "heretical opinions concerning the sacrament and the Catholic doctrines."

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Reitsma, J. Honderd Jaren uit de geschiedenis der Hervorming en der Hervormde Kerk in Friesland. Leeuwarden: H. Kuipers, 1876: 63.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Melis Jansz (d. 1539)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Aug 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Melis_Jansz_(d._1539)&oldid=128026.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Melis Jansz (d. 1539). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 August 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Melis_Jansz_(d._1539)&oldid=128026.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 565. All rights reserved.


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