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Caspar, an Anabaptist martyr of Schöneck, was put to death by beheading at Ries in Fluchttal near Brixen, Tyrol, about 1528. Caspar and Vilgard, who was executed with him, left behind an admonition to the brethren, which is found in the Martyrs Mirror.

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Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doopsgesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685: Part II, 19.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 429. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 469.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Caspar (d. 1528)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 14 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Caspar_(d._1528)&oldid=122714.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Caspar (d. 1528). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Caspar_(d._1528)&oldid=122714.




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