Jan Thielemansz (d. 1568)

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Jan Thielemansz (Tilemans, Thielsz, or Johan Tielens), an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake on 18 December 1568 at The Hague in the Netherlands. Jan was a preacher and is said to have preached at Dordrecht, Dutch province of South Holland. He may have lived there.


Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde 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: II, 377.

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

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1912): 39.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 84. All rights reserved.

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