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Pieter Matthijsz, an Anabaptist martyr, who was burned at the stake on 21 August 1552, at Leiden, Dutch province of South Holland. Particulars are lacking. He was probably a brother of the martyrs Willem Matthijsz and Jannetgen Matthijsdochter, executed at Leiden on the same day.

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Dit Boec wort genoemt: Het Offer des Herren, om het inhout van sommighe opgheofferde kinderen Godts . . . N.p., 1562, 1567, 1570, 1578, 1580, Amsterdam, 1590, n.p., 1591, Amsterdam, 1595, Harlingen, 1599. The 1570 edition is cited as reproduced in BRN II., 51-486, including Een Lietboecxken, tracterende van den Offer des Heeren (pp. 499-617): 578, note 1.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Pieter Matthijsz (d. 1552)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_Matthijsz_(d._1552)&oldid=83917.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Pieter Matthijsz (d. 1552). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_Matthijsz_(d._1552)&oldid=83917.




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