Willem Janssen (d. 1535)

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Willem Janssen, an Anabaptist martyr of Zutphen in the Dutch province of Gelderland, was beheaded at Amsterdam on 6 March 1535, along with eight other brethren. An excerpt from the death sentence is to be found in the Martyrs' Mirror.

Bibliography

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde 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: Part II, 412. Available in full electronic text at: https://books.google.ca/books/about/Het_Bloedig_Tooneel_of_Martelaers_Spiege.html?id=CsdmAAAAcAAJ.

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

"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, 52-53.


Author(s) Samuel J Steiner
Date Published May 2020


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