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Pauwels de Roovere, of Leuven (Louvain) in Belgium, a Catholic priest at Heverlee, Flanders, was arrested and imprisoned at Brussels, Belgium, in 1543; in August of this year he was degraded because of heresy and sentenced to life imprisonment in the castle of Vilvoorde. Further information about his fate is lacking. Though the case is not clear and it is not known what the nature of de Roovere's heresy was, it is very probable that it was Anabaptism.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Le Martyrologe Courtraisien et la Martyrologe Bruxellois. Vilvorde : R. Allecourt, 1950: 62 f., No. 11.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Pauwels de Roovere (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pauwels_de_Roovere_(16th_century)&oldid=76896.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Pauwels de Roovere (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pauwels_de_Roovere_(16th_century)&oldid=76896.




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