Bertel, Hans (16th century)

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Hans Bertel, a wool weaver who was seized early in 1529 at Strasbourg with the Anabaptists assembled in the house of Klaus Bruch. On Tuesday after Palm Sunday he was cross-examined on the rack; when he was asked whether the Anabaptists held their women in common, he denied it.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 197.

Röhrich, T. W. Zeitschrift für die historische Theologie (1860): 48.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1953

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