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Jörg Volk, a radical Anabaptist of Franconia, was in Augsburg at the time of the Martyr Synod in August 1527. He was executed in Bamberg in Jan­uary 1528. He was accused in 1530 by Marx Mayr, at the latter's trial, of having advocated community of wives at a meeting in Thuringia in 1527.


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Date Published 1959

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