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Guillain Roels, an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake at Antwerp, Belgium, on 13 November 1571. During the trial he refused to name his fellow members in the congregation. He was unwilling to recant his faith and remained steadfast until his cruel death.

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Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad: XIII, 80, 82, 162; XIV, 86-87, No. 975.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Guillam Roels (d. 1571)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 27 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Guillam_Roels_(d._1571)&oldid=127553.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Guillam Roels (d. 1571). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Guillam_Roels_(d._1571)&oldid=127553.




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