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Komen (Comines) was a town in Flanders, Belgium, southwest of Kortrijk (Courtrai), that is now a part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton (Dutch, Komen-Waasten) in Hainaut, Belgium, (coordinates: 50° 46′ 0″ N, 3° 0′ 0″ E). Mennonites were found here about 1550, and there may have been a congregation here. Guillaume van Robays, a blacksmith, died here as a martyr in 1552.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 28 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Komen_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=108509.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Komen (Hainaut, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Komen_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=108509.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 217. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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