Aeltgen van Gent (16th century)

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Aeltgen van Gent was a button maker, in whose house in Homburger Street in Utrecht, Holland, a Mennonite congregation was accustomed to meet during the years 1560-1562. She apparently fled the persecution of 1562. No trial or verdict concerning her has been found. She is mentioned only in the confessions of prisoners.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1903): 12, 15, 40.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1955


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Aeltgen van Gent (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 20 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Aeltgen_van_Gent_(16th_century)&oldid=132144.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1955). Aeltgen van Gent (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Aeltgen_van_Gent_(16th_century)&oldid=132144.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 19. All rights reserved.


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