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Gossau is a village in the canton of St. Gall, [[Switzerland|Switzerland]], in which the [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] movement had a large following in 1525-1527, the first years of its existence. On 16 May 1530 an Anabaptist was executed here (see St. Gall). [[Hubmaier, Balthasar (1480?-1528)|Balthasar Hubmaier]], who was arrested in the [[Zürich (Switzerland)|canton of Zürich]] in 1525, was to be brought to Gossau upon the wish of the magistrate Berger, to recant "in the largest church." Gossau was also the home of [[Falk, Jakob (d. 1528)|Jakob Falk]], the second martyr in the canton of Zürich, who was drowned on 5 September 1528.
 
Gossau is a village in the canton of St. Gall, [[Switzerland|Switzerland]], in which the [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] movement had a large following in 1525-1527, the first years of its existence. On 16 May 1530 an Anabaptist was executed here (see St. Gall). [[Hubmaier, Balthasar (1480?-1528)|Balthasar Hubmaier]], who was arrested in the [[Zürich (Switzerland)|canton of Zürich]] in 1525, was to be brought to Gossau upon the wish of the magistrate Berger, to recant "in the largest church." Gossau was also the home of [[Falk, Jakob (d. 1528)|Jakob Falk]], the second martyr in the canton of Zürich, who was drowned on 5 September 1528.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em>Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 145.
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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em>Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>, 4 vols. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 145.
  
 
Muralt, Leonhard von and Walter Schmid. <em>Quellen zur Geschichte der Täufer in der Schweiz. Erster Band Zürich</em>. Zürich: S. Hirzel, 1952: 89, 143, 187, 257, 278, 289, 290.
 
Muralt, Leonhard von and Walter Schmid. <em>Quellen zur Geschichte der Täufer in der Schweiz. Erster Band Zürich</em>. Zürich: S. Hirzel, 1952: 89, 143, 187, 257, 278, 289, 290.
 
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Gossau is a village in the canton of St. Gall, Switzerland, in which the Anabaptist movement had a large following in 1525-1527, the first years of its existence. On 16 May 1530 an Anabaptist was executed here (see St. Gall). Balthasar Hubmaier, who was arrested in the canton of Zürich in 1525, was to be brought to Gossau upon the wish of the magistrate Berger, to recant "in the largest church." Gossau was also the home of Jakob Falk, the second martyr in the canton of Zürich, who was drowned on 5 September 1528.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 145.

Muralt, Leonhard von and Walter Schmid. Quellen zur Geschichte der Täufer in der Schweiz. Erster Band Zürich. Zürich: S. Hirzel, 1952: 89, 143, 187, 257, 278, 289, 290.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1956


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Hege, Christian. "Gossau (St. Gallen, Switzerland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 24 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gossau_(St._Gallen,_Switzerland)&oldid=105633.

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Hege, Christian. (1956). Gossau (St. Gallen, Switzerland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gossau_(St._Gallen,_Switzerland)&oldid=105633.




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