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Naentgen (Naenken) Leerverkooper (Leerverkoopster), was an Anabaptist martyr, listed by van Braght, who after trial on the rack was drowned with two sisters in a washtub at Antwerp on 17 or 19 March 1559. She is identical with Adriana Lambrechts. Her name is found in the hymn, "Aenhoort Godt, hemelsche Vader" (Hear, O God, Heavenly Father), No. 16 in the Lietboecxken van den Offer des Heeren.  


Dit Boec wort genoemt: Het Offer des Herren, om het inhout van sommighe opgheofferde kinderen Godts ... N.p., 1570: 566.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685. Part II: 244.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 618. Available online at:

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 626.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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