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Adriaen van Kortrijk (Adriaen van Cuertrycke), a deacon (or preacher) of the Mennonite congregation of Ghent, Belgium, in 1545 wrote a letter, in the name of the congregations of Ghent, Meenen, Roesselare, Hondschoote, Nijpkerke, and Waastene, to the congregation of Antwerp requesting that an elder be sent to these congregations because "they are in trouble and young and they do not receive enough visits from elders." No answer to this letter is known.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E.  "De Doopsgezinden te Gent 1530-1630." Bijdrage tot de Geschiedenis en de Oudheidkunde van Gent (1943): 105-107.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kortrijk,_Adriaen_van_(16th_century)&oldid=108526.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kortrijk,_Adriaen_van_(16th_century)&oldid=108526.




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