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Peter de Lak Bakisch, a Hungarian noble and land owner, who drew the Anabaptists to his possessions in Unter-Nussdorf. But on 15 May 1548, when the stern mandate of King Ferdinand was issued to the Hungarian landowners "to remove the Anabaptists who had fled to them," Bakisch at once complied. The Anabaptists who had settled on his estate emigrated in part to Moravia where they had come from, and the others to the Rohatetz Forest.


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Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1955

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Neff, Christian. "Bakisch, Peter de Lak (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 9 Dec 2016.,_Peter_de_Lak_(16th_century)&oldid=106299.

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Neff, Christian. (1955). Bakisch, Peter de Lak (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 December 2016, from,_Peter_de_Lak_(16th_century)&oldid=106299.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 215. All rights reserved.

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