Beningha, Eggerick (1490-1562)

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Eggerick Beningha was the descendant of a noble family of Grimersum in East Friesland, statesman and historian, counselor of Countess Anna, and the author of the Ostfriesische Chronik (1723), an excellent source for the East Frisian Anabaptist movement in the 16th century, which P. Müller used extensively in his Geschichte der Mennoniten in Ostfriesland.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 163.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1953

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Neff, Christian. (1953). Beningha, Eggerick (1490-1562). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 February 2024, from,_Eggerick_(1490-1562)&oldid=143921.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 274. All rights reserved.

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