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Jörg Volk, a radical Anabaptist of Franconia, was in Augsburg at the time of the Martyrs' Synod in August 1527. He was executed in Bamberg in Jan­uary 1528. He was accused in 1530 by Marx Mayr, at the latter's trial, of having advocated community of wives at a meeting in Thuringia in 1527.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 436.

Jörg,  J. E. Deutschland in der Revolutionsperiode von 1522 bis 1526. Freiburg i.B., 1851: 682, 287.

Roth, Friedrich. Augsburgs Reformationsgeschichte. 2. vollständig umgearbeitete Aufl. München: T. Ackermann, 1901-1911: 232.


Date Published 1959


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