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Wouter Thonisz (Thomasz), of Woerden, an Ana­baptist martyr, was sentenced to death by beheading by the Court of Holland on 16 May 1534. He prob­ably died at The Hague. Wouter was one of the Anabaptists who had sailed from Amsterdam on 24 March 1534, en route to Münster, and were arrested at Bergklooster.

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1917): 122, No. 149.

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: I, No. 744 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Wouter Thonisz (1534)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wouter_Thonisz_(1534)&oldid=109828.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Wouter Thonisz (1534). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wouter_Thonisz_(1534)&oldid=109828.




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