Janneken Kinderkens (ca. 1538-1562)

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Janneken Kinderkens, an Anabaptist martyr, beheaded on 24 March 1562, inside of the Gravensteen (castle and prison) at Ghent, Belgium. She was a daughter of Adriaen Kinderkens, was born at Moerbeke near Geeraardsbergen in Flanders, and was 24 years of age. Further particulars are lacking.

See also Verkindert


Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 28, No. 83.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Janneken Kinderkens (ca. 1538-1562)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 23 Jun 2021. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Janneken_Kinderkens_(ca._1538-1562)&oldid=130282.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Janneken Kinderkens (ca. 1538-1562). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 June 2021, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Janneken_Kinderkens_(ca._1538-1562)&oldid=130282.


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