Wendelmoet Claesdochter

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Wendelmoet Claesdochter, or Weynke Arisdochter of Monnickendam, (born in Monnickendam, dead 1527 in The Hague), was a Dutch Lutheran. She was executed for heresy by burning, and is known as the first woman victim to the religious persecutions in the Netherlands during the reign of Emperor Charles V. She was a leading figure in spreading the protestantism in Monnickendam through bible meetings. She was used in the propaganda as a protestant martyr during the war from 1570.

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