Creutz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic)

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Creutz (Kreutz) is a village near Göding (Czech: Hodonin) in Moravia, where the last adherents of the Anabaptist Gabriel Ascherham lived. They united with the Hutterian Brethren in 1565 and established a Bruderhof, which was plundered and burned down by soldiers on 12 June 1605.


Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883: 248, 351.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon,  4 v. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 381.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1953

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