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Thomas Salzman, a sheath maker in Strasbourg, Alsace, was put to death by beheading in 1527 on a charge of denying the deity of Christ. In his trial he approved of "the plans of the Anabaptists," but it is not known that he belonged to an Anabaptist group.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 19.

Rohrich, T. W. "Zur Geschichte der strassburgischen Wiedertäufer." Zeitschrift für historische Theologie (1860): 14, 30.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1959

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 411. All rights reserved.

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