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Voitelsbrunn (Veutlasprun, Voidsbrunn, Slovakian Sedlec u Mikulova), a village in Moravia near the Thaya marshes between Nikolsburg and Feldsberg (coordinates: 48° 46′ 54″ N, 16° 41′ 59″ E), was the site of two Hutterite Bruderhofs, the first established in 1557, the other in 1561. The Brethren had a noted bathhouse here. They were expelled from Voitels­brunn by Sigmund von Dietrichstein in 1591.


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

Wolkan, Rudolf. Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923: 279, 432.

Zieglschmid, A. J. F. Die älteste Chronik der Hutterischen Brüder: Ein Sprachdenkmal aus frühneuhochdeutscher Zeit. Ithaca: Cayuga Press, 1943: 368.


Map:Voitelsbrunn, Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic

Date Published 1959

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