Mandach, Sophie von (16th century)

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Sophie von Mandach was the mother of the owner of the Hohenegg castle in Tyrol, Austria (now Italy). Loesche reports that she gathered a group of Anabaptist women about her and took no taxes from the Brethren. Nothing further is known concerning her relations with the Anabaptists. Her son joined the Schwenckfelders.


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

Loesche, Georg. Geschichte des Protestantismus im vormaligen und im neuen Österreich. 3., verb., verm. Aufl. Leipzig: Julius Klinkhardt: 374.

Author(s) Wilhelm Wiswedel
Date Published 1957

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Wiswedel, Wilhelm. "Mandach, Sophie von (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 19 Jun 2018.,_Sophie_von_(16th_century)&oldid=92557.

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Wiswedel, Wilhelm. (1957). Mandach, Sophie von (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 June 2018, from,_Sophie_von_(16th_century)&oldid=92557.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 446. All rights reserved.

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