Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)

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Komen (Comines) was a town in Flanders, Belgium, southwest of Kortrijk (Courtrai), that is now a part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton (Dutch, Komen-Waasten) in Hainaut, Belgium, (coordinates: 50° 46′ 0″ N, 3° 0′ 0″ E). Mennonites were found here about 1550, and there may have been a congregation here. Guillaume van Robays, a blacksmith, died here as a martyr in 1552.


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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 19 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Komen_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=66027.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Komen (Hainaut, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Komen_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=66027.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 217. All rights reserved.


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