Eldert Gerritsz (d. 1544)

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Eldert (Aelbert, Aeldert) Gerritsz, born at Velthuisen, near Zwolle, Dutch province of Overijssel, a revolutionary Anabaptist, a follower of Jan van Batenburg, was charged with belonging to corrupt sects and having robbed many Catholic churches. He was beheaded at Utrecht (Netherlands) on 21 July 1544.

Bibliography

Berigten van het Historisch Genootschap te Utrecht IV, 2 (1851): 146.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Eldert Gerritsz (d. 1544)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 23 Sep 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Eldert_Gerritsz_(d._1544)&oldid=168408.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Eldert Gerritsz (d. 1544). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 September 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Eldert_Gerritsz_(d._1544)&oldid=168408.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 19; v. 2, p. 181. All rights reserved.


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