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Rupelmonde (Rijpermonde), a town in Belgium (coordinates: 51° 7′ 34″ N, 4° 17′ 27″ E), the scene of the execution of the martyrs Hendrik Verstralen and Maeyken Deynoots in 1571. In a letter Verstralen expressed his expectation that the congregation of which he was a member would take care of his wife and children. This may refer to a congregation of Rupelmonde, but nothing further is known of it.

Bibliography

Dit Boec wort genoemt: Het Offer des Herren, om het inhout van sommighe opgheofferde kinderen Godts . . . N.p., 1570: 638, see also 628 note.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Rupelmonde (Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 18 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rupelmonde_(Oost-Vlaanderen,_Belgium)&oldid=84778.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Rupelmonde (Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rupelmonde_(Oost-Vlaanderen,_Belgium)&oldid=84778.




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