Pierre Messchars (d. 1568)
Pierre Messchars, an Anabaptist martyr, a member of the congregation of Brugge, Belgium, who was arrested with a number of other members in March 1568. He was burned at the stake on 6 March or shortly after. Further particulars are lacking. He may have been a member of the Mennonite Messchaert family, which is found later in the Netherlands.
Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Brugsche Martyrologium (12 October 1527-7 Augustus 1573). Brussels, : 52, No. 47.
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