Zijbrandt Claesz (d. 1535)

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Zijbrandt Claesz, an Anabaptist executed at Amsterdam, Holland, on 14 May 1535. Zijbrandt, a blacksmith of Alkmaar, a follower of Jan van Geelen, had participated in the siege of the Amsterdam town hall on 10-11 May 1535. He was put to death in a brutally cruel manner.

Bibliography

Verhooren en Vonissen der Wederdoopers, betrokken bij de aanslagen op Amsterdam in 1534 en 1535, in Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap, vol. XLI. Amsterdam, 1920: 63 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Zijbrandt Claesz (d. 1535)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 18 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zijbrandt_Claesz_(d._1535)&oldid=128385.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Zijbrandt Claesz (d. 1535). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zijbrandt_Claesz_(d._1535)&oldid=128385.




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