Women / Persons ~ P09340

Lysken Dirks

Gender: Female
Life Dates: d. 1552
  • Dutch
  • Martyr
  • Model of faith, piety
  • widow
  • Wife, Honorable and Dedicated
  • Wife of notable man
  • Writer, Epistolary
Note: Anabaptist martyr imprisoned along with her husband Jeronimus Segersz at the Steen castle of Antwerp. The martyred couple is best known for the letters exchanged during their imprisonment before they were both executed (Jeronimus burned at the stake, and Lysken drowned after giving birth to their child).
persons with degrees of separation from Lysken Dirks