Matrei (Tyrol, Austria)

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Matrei isa village in Tyrol, Austria, located between Innsbruck and the Brenner Pass, where the Anabaptist movement found many adherents in the 16th century. Many of them immigrated to Moravia. In 1544 two persons who knew the plan of an Anabaptist family to migrate but did not reveal it were fined 50 florins. Others were called to account for sheltering and feeding Anabaptists. A considerable emigration to Moravia took place in 1560.

See Hans Mandl.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 59.

Loesche, G. Archivalische Beiträge zur Geschischte des Täufertums und des Protestantismus in Tirol. Vienna, 1926: 30.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1957


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Hege, Christian. "Matrei (Tyrol, Austria)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 16 Jul 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Matrei_(Tyrol,_Austria)&oldid=144352.

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Hege, Christian. (1957). Matrei (Tyrol, Austria). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 July 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Matrei_(Tyrol,_Austria)&oldid=144352.




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