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Quirijn (Quirinus) Pietersz, born at Kruiningen, Dutch province of Zeeland, an Anabaptist martyr who lived at Groningen and died at the stake at Amsterdam, 16 April 1545, because he was (re)baptized. It was Menno Simons who had baptized him in 1539 in Groningen. He steadfastly confessed his faith.

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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: 474. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

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Author(s) Christian Neff
Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Neff, Christian and Nanne van der Zijpp. "Quirijn Pietersz (d. 1545)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Quirijn_Pietersz_(d._1545)&oldid=106099.

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Neff, Christian and Nanne van der Zijpp. (1959). Quirijn Pietersz (d. 1545). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Quirijn_Pietersz_(d._1545)&oldid=106099.




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