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Laux Lang was a citizen of Goggingen near [[Augsburg (Freistaat Bayern, Germany)|Augsburg]], [[Bayern Federal State (Germany)|Bavaria]], [[Germany|Germany]].  [[Langenmantel, Eitelhans (d. 1528)|Eitelhans Langenmantel]] stayed in his home after being banished from Augsburg in October 1527. He was visited here by many well-known [[Anabaptism|Anabaptists]]. It was here also that the baptism occurred of the wife of his servant [[Anwald, Hermann (d. 1528)|Hermann Anwald]], who always accompanied him on his journeys, and who had also joined the brotherhood in the autumn of 1527. All three of them, together with two other Anabaptists of Goggingen, [[Zirgkendorffer, Bernhard (d. 1528)|Bernhard Zirgkendorffer]] and Hans Pfefferlein, fell into the hands of Diepold von Stein, the captain of the [[Swabian League|Swabian League]] on 24 April 1528, and were put to death at Leitheim on 11 May 1528 by the executioner of [[Memmingen (Freistaat Bayern, Germany)|Memmingen]]. Laux Lang, at whose house Langenmantel moved so freely, was the brother of the Archbishop of Salzburg and [[Lang von Wellenberg, Matthaus (1468-1540)|Cardinal Matthaus Lang]], who had large numbers of Anabaptists in his bishopric put to death, and also communicated with Augsburg in November 1527 on the matter of prosecuting the Anabaptists.
 
Laux Lang was a citizen of Goggingen near [[Augsburg (Freistaat Bayern, Germany)|Augsburg]], [[Bayern Federal State (Germany)|Bavaria]], [[Germany|Germany]].  [[Langenmantel, Eitelhans (d. 1528)|Eitelhans Langenmantel]] stayed in his home after being banished from Augsburg in October 1527. He was visited here by many well-known [[Anabaptism|Anabaptists]]. It was here also that the baptism occurred of the wife of his servant [[Anwald, Hermann (d. 1528)|Hermann Anwald]], who always accompanied him on his journeys, and who had also joined the brotherhood in the autumn of 1527. All three of them, together with two other Anabaptists of Goggingen, [[Zirgkendorffer, Bernhard (d. 1528)|Bernhard Zirgkendorffer]] and Hans Pfefferlein, fell into the hands of Diepold von Stein, the captain of the [[Swabian League|Swabian League]] on 24 April 1528, and were put to death at Leitheim on 11 May 1528 by the executioner of [[Memmingen (Freistaat Bayern, Germany)|Memmingen]]. Laux Lang, at whose house Langenmantel moved so freely, was the brother of the Archbishop of Salzburg and [[Lang von Wellenberg, Matthaus (1468-1540)|Cardinal Matthaus Lang]], who had large numbers of Anabaptists in his bishopric put to death, and also communicated with Augsburg in November 1527 on the matter of prosecuting the Anabaptists.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em>Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>. 4 vols. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 615.
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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, 615.
  
 
Roth, Friedrich. <em>Zur Geschichte der Wiedertäufer in Oberschwaben: III. Der Hööhepunkt der wiedertääuferischen Bewegung in Augsburg und ihr Niedergang im Jahre 1528</em>. Augsburg: In Kommission der J.A. Schlosserschen Buchh. (F. Schott.), 1900 f.
 
Roth, Friedrich. <em>Zur Geschichte der Wiedertäufer in Oberschwaben: III. Der Hööhepunkt der wiedertääuferischen Bewegung in Augsburg und ihr Niedergang im Jahre 1528</em>. Augsburg: In Kommission der J.A. Schlosserschen Buchh. (F. Schott.), 1900 f.
 
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Laux Lang was a citizen of Goggingen near Augsburg, Bavaria, GermanyEitelhans Langenmantel stayed in his home after being banished from Augsburg in October 1527. He was visited here by many well-known Anabaptists. It was here also that the baptism occurred of the wife of his servant Hermann Anwald, who always accompanied him on his journeys, and who had also joined the brotherhood in the autumn of 1527. All three of them, together with two other Anabaptists of Goggingen, Bernhard Zirgkendorffer and Hans Pfefferlein, fell into the hands of Diepold von Stein, the captain of the Swabian League on 24 April 1528, and were put to death at Leitheim on 11 May 1528 by the executioner of Memmingen. Laux Lang, at whose house Langenmantel moved so freely, was the brother of the Archbishop of Salzburg and Cardinal Matthaus Lang, who had large numbers of Anabaptists in his bishopric put to death, and also communicated with Augsburg in November 1527 on the matter of prosecuting the Anabaptists.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 615.

Roth, Friedrich. Zur Geschichte der Wiedertäufer in Oberschwaben: III. Der Hööhepunkt der wiedertääuferischen Bewegung in Augsburg und ihr Niedergang im Jahre 1528. Augsburg: In Kommission der J.A. Schlosserschen Buchh. (F. Schott.), 1900 f.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1957


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Hege, Christian. "Lang, Laux (d. 1528)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 1 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lang,_Laux_(d._1528)&oldid=95713.

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Hege, Christian. (1957). Lang, Laux (d. 1528). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lang,_Laux_(d._1528)&oldid=95713.




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