On this date in 1544 (Jan. 19th), Jan Claesz and Lucas Lambertsz van Beveren were beheaded in ‪#‎Amsterdam‬, Netherlands. Both men had been baptized by Menno Simons. Jan was a bookdealer by trade. Lucas, at 87 years of age, was the oldest martyr in the records of ‪#‎Anabaptist‬martyrs.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Martyrs Series.

foto di Marginal Mennonite Society.