Ulrich (d. 1537-38)
Ulrich, an Anabaptist martyr executed at Bern, Switzerland, in late 1537 or early 1538. He was a farmer of Rügsau in the canton of Bern. Particulars are lacking. Wolkan mentions an Anabaptist elder Ulrich who about 1535 baptized at Urban in Moravia. This may have been the same person.
Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 1129. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.
Wolkan, Rudolf. Die Lieder der Wiedertäufer. Berlin, 1903. Reprinted Nieuwkoop: B. De Graaf, 1965: 32.
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