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Lieven van de Walle, an [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] martyr, was beheaded on 5 June 1536 in front of the [[Gravensteen, Het (Ghent, Belgium)|Gravensteen Castle]] at [[Ghent (Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium)|Ghent]], [[Belgium|Belgium]]. In the records of the bailiff he is called a "Lutheran," but this is merely the general indication of heresy. In fact he was an Anabaptist, having received (re-) baptism on his faith. By trade he was a barber. Willem van de Walle (a brother of Lieven?) had already on 4 August 1535 been banished from Ghent because of his Anabaptist opinions. Many members of the [[Walle, van de, family name|van de Walle]] family were Mennonites, some of whom died as martyrs.
 
Lieven van de Walle, an [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] martyr, was beheaded on 5 June 1536 in front of the [[Gravensteen, Het (Ghent, Belgium)|Gravensteen Castle]] at [[Ghent (Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium)|Ghent]], [[Belgium|Belgium]]. In the records of the bailiff he is called a "Lutheran," but this is merely the general indication of heresy. In fact he was an Anabaptist, having received (re-) baptism on his faith. By trade he was a barber. Willem van de Walle (a brother of Lieven?) had already on 4 August 1535 been banished from Ghent because of his Anabaptist opinions. Many members of the [[Walle, van de, family name|van de Walle]] family were Mennonites, some of whom died as martyrs.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Verheyden, A. L. E. <em>Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). </em>Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 2, No. 5.
 
Verheyden, A. L. E. <em>Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). </em>Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 2, No. 5.
 
 
 
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Lieven van de Walle, an Anabaptist martyr, was beheaded on 5 June 1536 in front of the Gravensteen Castle at Ghent, Belgium. In the records of the bailiff he is called a "Lutheran," but this is merely the general indication of heresy. In fact he was an Anabaptist, having received (re-) baptism on his faith. By trade he was a barber. Willem van de Walle (a brother of Lieven?) had already on 4 August 1535 been banished from Ghent because of his Anabaptist opinions. Many members of the van de Walle family were Mennonites, some of whom died as martyrs.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 2, No. 5.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Lieven van de Walle (d. 1536)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lieven_van_de_Walle_(d._1536)&oldid=83212.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Lieven van de Walle (d. 1536). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lieven_van_de_Walle_(d._1536)&oldid=83212.




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