Ursel (d. 1570)

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Torture of teacher Ursula, Maastricht, 1570.
Engraving by Jan Luiken in Martyrs Mirror, v. 2, p. 503 of Dutch edition.
Source: Rijksmuseum.

Ursel (Ursula), an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake on 10 January 1570, at Maastricht, Netherlands, together with her husband Arent van Essen. (For particulars, see Tryntgen.)


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Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, 1685: Part I, 502.

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

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Ursel (d. 1570)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Mar 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ursel_(d._1570)&oldid=156292.

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