Spiegel, Kaspar (d. 1527)

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Kaspar Spiegel, an Anabaptist martyr of Ostheim, a village in Bavaria, Germany, who was captured early in February 1527 with Beutelhans and two other Anabaptists, and as a subject of the bishop of Würzburg was executed with the sword.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 221.

Wappler, Paul. Die Täuferbewegung in Thüringen von 1526-1584. Jena: Gustav Fisher, 1913: 3 f.

Date Published 1959

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