|Death: ||Nov. 13, 1544|
Hof van Twente Municipality
Ursula van Beckum (bef. 1520, Wierdum - 13 November 1544, Delden) and Maria van Beckum (before 1510 Markelo - 13 November 1544, Delden)
were Dutch noblewomen and Anabaptists executed for heresy.
Maria was the sister of Johan III van Beckum, Ursula's husband.
In 1542, the Anabaptists were declared heretics in the Netherlands. They were arrested and sentenced to death by burning.
This story has gained a lot of public attention
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Burned At The Stake
Created by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
Record added: Dec 28, 2013
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