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Warffum, a village in the Dutch province of Groningen, where in early 1535 the cloister of the knights of St. John was attacked by a group of 70 revolutionary Anabaptists, led by Jacob Cremer. The attack, however, was repulsed and the Anabaptists put to flight by the soldiers of stadholder Karel van Gelre.

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Cramer, Samuel and Fredrik Pijper. Bibliotheca Reformatoria Neerlandica, 10 vols. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1903-1914: v. VII, 369.

Kühler, Wilhelmus Johannes. Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche Doopsgezinden in de Zestiende Eeuw. Haarlem: H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1932: v. I, 169 ff.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Warffum (Groningen, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Warffum_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=112109.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Warffum (Groningen, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Warffum_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=112109.




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