(Jan van Woerden; Pistorius; 1499 to 1525). B. Woerden, Neth.; educ. Utrecht and Louvain; entered priesthood at Utrecht; pastor Woerden 1523; arrested for departing from traditional doctrine; imprisoned; released; went to Wittenberg to contact Luther; returned; summoned to Utrecht, he fled to Holland, married, and as layman taught the Gospel; imprisoned at the Hague; burned at stake.
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