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<em>Eyckenplancken</em> (Oak Planks) was a nickname for Mennonites of the [[Netherlands|Netherlands]], presumably because of their steadfastness or perhaps for their simplicity in manners and dress. The expression is found in a writing of [[Lansbergen, Franciscus van (d. 1626)|Franciscus Lansbergen]], <em>Van de vremde ende onschrijtmatighe maniere der Wederdoopscher Leeraren heymelycke gebeden, . . .</em> (Rotterdam, 1596). Which group or denomination of the Mennonites was meant is not clear.
 
<em>Eyckenplancken</em> (Oak Planks) was a nickname for Mennonites of the [[Netherlands|Netherlands]], presumably because of their steadfastness or perhaps for their simplicity in manners and dress. The expression is found in a writing of [[Lansbergen, Franciscus van (d. 1626)|Franciscus Lansbergen]], <em>Van de vremde ende onschrijtmatighe maniere der Wederdoopscher Leeraren heymelycke gebeden, . . .</em> (Rotterdam, 1596). Which group or denomination of the Mennonites was meant is not clear.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen</em> (1897): 79.
 
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen</em> (1897): 79.
 
 
 
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Eyckenplancken (Oak Planks) was a nickname for Mennonites of the Netherlands, presumably because of their steadfastness or perhaps for their simplicity in manners and dress. The expression is found in a writing of Franciscus Lansbergen, Van de vremde ende onschrijtmatighe maniere der Wederdoopscher Leeraren heymelycke gebeden, . . . (Rotterdam, 1596). Which group or denomination of the Mennonites was meant is not clear.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1897): 79.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Eyckenplancken (Oak Planks)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 30 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Eyckenplancken_(Oak_Planks)&oldid=80646.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Eyckenplancken (Oak Planks). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Eyckenplancken_(Oak_Planks)&oldid=80646.




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