Maillaert de Grave, of Leisele, near Veurne in Flanders, Belgium, was a member of the Mennonite congregation in his native village, together with his wife Valentyne Ryckele. Paulus van Meenen was for a time the elder of this congregation. Later Maillaert, who was a cabinetmaker, moved to Bruges and participated in the life of the congregation there; meetings were held in his home. In February 1568 he, his wife, and their three children were arrested. Though they recanted, their petition to the Duke of Alba was rejected and both Maillaert and Valentyne were burned at the stake at Bruges in July 1568.
Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Brugsche Martyrologium (12 October 1527-7 Augustus 1573). Brussels, : , 55 f., Nos. 56 and 58.
|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
 Cite This Article
Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Maillaert de Grave (d. 1568)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maillaert_de_Grave_(d._1568)&oldid=108759.
Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Maillaert de Grave (d. 1568). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Maillaert_de_Grave_(d._1568)&oldid=108759.
Herald Press website.
©1996-2014 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.