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Salisbury (in the documents Sarum), the seat of one of the five Anabaptist (Baptist) congregations of England, who on 12 November 1626, wrote a letter to Hans de Ries and Reinier Wybrands and their (Waterlander) Mennonite congregations in Holland, in which they declared that they had read with full agreement the confession of faith by Hans de Ries and Lubbert Gerritsz, and made a proposal to form a union with the Dutch Waterlanders. The union, however, did not come about. (See also Coventry and England).


Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. I, Nos. 1372-75.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Salisbury (Wiltshire, England)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 18 Jan 2017.,_England)&oldid=109384.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Salisbury (Wiltshire, England). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 January 2017, from,_England)&oldid=109384.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, pp. 407-408. All rights reserved.

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