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Swaene Hermansdochter, an Anabaptist martyr, the widow of Jan Moervinck (Morveldinck?), born near Coevorden, Dutch province of Drente, was drowned on 21 July 1544 at Utrecht, because she "was an adherent of reprobate sects." She apparently belonged to the revolutionary wing of Dutch Anabaptism, one of its last followers and victims.

Bibliography

Mellink, Albert F. De Wederdopers in de noordelijke Nederlanden 1531-1544. Groningen: J.B. Wolters, 1954: 240, 410.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Swaene Hermansdochter (d. 1544)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Swaene_Hermansdochter_(d._1544)&oldid=85494.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Swaene Hermansdochter (d. 1544). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Swaene_Hermansdochter_(d._1544)&oldid=85494.




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