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Obbes Sybout (Sybrant), an Anabaptist martyr, beheaded on 21 October 1536, at Leeuwarden in Friesland, Netherlands. He was baptized in the winter of 1534. When seized because of heresy he recanted, but soon he "again adhered to the sect of the Anabaptists." Caught again, he was sentenced to death.

Bibliography

Reitsma, J. Honderd jaren uit de Geschiedenis der Hervorming . . . in Friesland. Leeuwarden, 1876: 63.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Sybout, Obbes (d. 1536)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 19 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sybout,_Obbes_(d._1536)&oldid=116608.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Sybout, Obbes (d. 1536). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sybout,_Obbes_(d._1536)&oldid=116608.




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