Rüegsau, Ulrich of (d. 1537)

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Ulrich of Rüegsau, an Anabaptist martyr, a peasant of Rüegsau, Emmental, Switzerland, one of nine martyrs put to death in the canton of Bern in 1537. His actual name is not known.


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Date Published 1959

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, pp. 376-377. All rights reserved.

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