Pierson (16th century)

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Pierson (erroneously Piseron), Pierken, a Mennonite from Antwerp, Belgium, who had fled to the Netherlands to escape persecution and settled at Harlingen, Friesland, where he played a part in the Flemish-Frisian strife in 1566. He sided with the Flemish, but in 1574 he is said to have been chosen preacher by the Frisians (stated in a letter by Hans Busschaert); he then had some trouble because he refused to "avoid" his former Flemish friends. By trade he was a maker of buttons.


Doopsgezinde Bijdragen. (1893): 11 f., 21.

Génard, P. Antwerpsch archievenblad: XII, 25.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Pierson (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 19 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pierson_(16th_century)&oldid=67065.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Pierson (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pierson_(16th_century)&oldid=67065.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 169. All rights reserved.

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