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Ysbrant Scheerjer, an Anabaptist martyr, was burned at the stake at Leeuwarden, Netherlands, on 16 November 1549. He had held religious meetings in his house, and there "read from the Bible and the New Testament." Persisting in his "errors" he was sentenced to death.

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

Sentence Book of the Court of Friesland.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Ysbrant Scheerjer (d. 1549)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ysbrant_Scheerjer_(d._1549)&oldid=78957.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Ysbrant Scheerjer (d. 1549). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ysbrant_Scheerjer_(d._1549)&oldid=78957.




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