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Episode 7 – The place of justice

Jan van Leiden takes over as head prophet in Münster after Jan Matthjs’ death. It seems, for a little while at least, that he can do no wrong, but time would run out on Jan and their collectivist paradise.

  1. 1534, April 5 – Easter, death of Jan Matthjs
  2. 1534, May 25 – Repulse of the first assault by besiegers
  3. 1534, June 16 – Hille Feicken attempts to play Judith to von Waldeck’s Holofernes
  4. 1534, July – Introduction of polygamy
  5. 1534, July – Mollenhecke revolt
  6. 1534, August 31 – Repulse of second attack by besieging army
  7. 1534, September – Establishment of Jan van Leiden as new David
  8. 1534, October 13 – Passover celebration
  9. 1535, April 7 – Oldeclooster
  10. 1535, April – Siege of Münster is complete, starvation begins
  11. 1535, June 25 – Besiegers over-run defenses, Anabaptist Kingdom ends
  12. 1536, January 22 – Execution of three men (Knipperdolling, Van Leiden, Krechting)

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