(Jan Beuckelszoon or Bockhold) 1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist.
[lahyd-n] /ˈlaɪd n/
John of, .
a Dutch cheese similar to Edam, often flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, cinnamon, or cloves.
original name Jan Bockelson. ?1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist leader. He established a theocracy in Münster (1534) but was tortured to death after the city was recaptured (1535) by its prince bishop
/ˈlaɪdən; Dutch ˈlɛidə/
a variant spelling of Leiden
See Lucas van Leyden
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