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Georg Frick, an Anabaptist martyr of Wirtsburg in Tyrol, Austria, a tailor, was seized in 1529 in Fill near Neumarkt in the Adige Valley, Blaurock's last field of labor. His confession of faith made 16 November 1529 before the court states that he was baptized by the former lay priest Benedikt of Bruneck, and that he was unwilling to renounce his faith. He was therefore executed with seven other Anabaptists—three men and four women.

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Beck Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883: 89.

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: 435. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon., 4 v. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 702.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1956


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Hege, Christian. "Frick, Georg (d. 1529)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 23 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Frick,_Georg_(d._1529)&oldid=94728.

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Hege, Christian. (1956). Frick, Georg (d. 1529). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Frick,_Georg_(d._1529)&oldid=94728.




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