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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.

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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. 28 Jul 2016. 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 28 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sybout,_Obbes_(d._1536)&oldid=116608.




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