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Heinrich Schweitzer, a [[Hutterian Brethren (Hutterische Brüder)|Hutterite]] missioner from [[Moravia (Czech Republic)|Moravia]], who with Uhl Schuester and [[Anfang, Wastl (d. 1602)|Bastl (Wastl) Anfang]], the latter a minister, was arrested near [[Bern (Switzerland)|Bern]] in Switzerland in 1585, and imprisoned in Bern for 20 weeks. After three doctrinal examinations (in the first 14 days) and repeated vain attempts to get the brethren to disclose where they had secured lodging, the council made preparations for the execution and gave them their "final" meal. But popular vote opposed the execution. Heinrich and Uhl were beaten and had their ears burned through and were whipped to the border. Later Bastl was also released. All three returned safely to the brotherhood in Moravia. See also [[Schmid, Bastl (16th century)|Bastl Schmid]].
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Heinrich Schweitzer, a [[Hutterian Brethren (Hutterische Brüder)|Hutterite]] missioner from [[Moravia (Czech Republic)|Moravia]], who with Uhl Schuester and [[Anfang, Wastl (d. 1602)|Bastl (Wastl) Anfang]], the latter a minister, was arrested near [[Bern (Switzerland)|Bern]] in Switzerland in 1585, and imprisoned in Bern for 20 weeks. After three doctrinal examinations (in the first 14 days) and repeated vain attempts to get the brethren to disclose where they had secured lodging, the council made preparations for the execution and gave them their "final" meal. But popular vote opposed the execution. Heinrich and Uhl were beaten and had their ears burned through and were whipped to the border. Later Bastl was also released. All three returned safely to the brotherhood in Moravia. See also [[Schmid, Bastl (16th century)|Bastl Schmid]].
 
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Heinrich Schweitzer, a Hutterite missioner from Moravia, who with Uhl Schuester and Bastl (Wastl) Anfang, the latter a minister, was arrested near Bern in Switzerland in 1585, and imprisoned in Bern for 20 weeks. After three doctrinal examinations (in the first 14 days) and repeated vain attempts to get the brethren to disclose where they had secured lodging, the council made preparations for the execution and gave them their "final" meal. But popular vote opposed the execution. Heinrich and Uhl were beaten and had their ears burned through and were whipped to the border. Later Bastl was also released. All three returned safely to the brotherhood in Moravia. See also Bastl Schmid.


Author(s) Elizabeth Horsch Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Elizabeth Horsch. "Schweitzer, Heinrich (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 13 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schweitzer,_Heinrich_(16th_century)&oldid=77679.

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Bender, Elizabeth Horsch. (1959). Schweitzer, Heinrich (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schweitzer,_Heinrich_(16th_century)&oldid=77679.




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