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Dorothea Frölichin (Zieglerin), a member of the Anabaptist congregation of Augsburg, Germany, a widow, was branded on both cheeks and banished from the city on 21 April1528, because she was baptized and had lodged Anabaptists in her house.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 13.

Roth, Fr. Zeitschrift des Historischen Vereins für Schwaben und Neuburg 27 (1900): 30.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1956

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Hege, Christian. "Frölichin, Dorothea (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 26 Nov 2015.,_Dorothea_(16th_century)&oldid=94767.

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Hege, Christian. (1956). Frölichin, Dorothea (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 November 2015, from,_Dorothea_(16th_century)&oldid=94767.

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