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Pieter van den Hende, an Anabaptist martyr, a native of Stekene, Flanders, who was living at Ghent, Belgium, was burned at the stake with Willem van Ackere (de Camp) on 11 July 1551, at Merelbeke near Ghent. Both had been seized at Merelbeke. Pieter was a cabinetmaker. His property was confiscated. Both Pieter and Willem had been baptized by Gillis van Aken.

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Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 15, No. 28.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Pieter van den Hende (d. 1551)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 25 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_van_den_Hende_(d._1551)&oldid=119070.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Pieter van den Hende (d. 1551). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pieter_van_den_Hende_(d._1551)&oldid=119070.




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