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[[File:Comines.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Source: [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikipedia Commons]'']]    Waasten(e) (Warneton), a town formerly located in the province of West Flanders and now part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton in [[Hainaut (Belgium)|Hainaut]], [[Belgium|Belgium]]. Here there was a Mennonite congregation about the middle of the 16th century, of which, however, there is no further information. Waasten was one of the congregations in whose name [[Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century)|Adriaan van Kortrijk]] wrote to the congregation of [[Antwerp (Belgium)|Antwerp]] ca. 1545. Like most congregations in Flanders it was probably soon wiped out by persecution. Hans Vermeersch was an [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] [[Martyrs|martyr]] in Waastene in 1559.
 
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'']]    Waasten(e) (Warneton), a town formerly located in the province of West Flanders and now part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton in [[Hainaut (Belgium)|Hainaut]], [[Belgium|Belgium]]. Here there was a Mennonite congregation about the middle of the 16th century, of which, however, there is no further information. Waasten was one of the congregations in whose name [[Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century)|Adriaan van Kortrijk]] wrote to the congregation of [[Antwerp (Belgium)|Antwerp]] ca. 1545. Like most congregations in Flanders it was probably soon wiped out by persecution. Hans Vermeersch was an [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] [[Martyrs|martyr]] in Waastene in 1559.
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= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Verheyden, A. L. E. <em>Anabaptism in Flanders, 1530-1650: A Century of Struggle</em>. Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History 9. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1961.
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Verheyden, A. L. E. <em>Anabaptism in Flanders, 1530-1650: A Century of Struggle</em>. Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History 9. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1961.
  
 
Verheyden, A. L. E. "Het Mennisme in Vlaanderen (1530-1650)." Ph.D., Ghent, 1946.
 
Verheyden, A. L. E. "Het Mennisme in Vlaanderen (1530-1650)." Ph.D., Ghent, 1946.
 
 
  
 
= Maps =
 
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[[Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)|Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)]]
 
[[Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)|Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)]]
 
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Waasten(e) (Warneton), a town formerly located in the province of West Flanders and now part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton in Hainaut, Belgium. Here there was a Mennonite congregation about the middle of the 16th century, of which, however, there is no further information. Waasten was one of the congregations in whose name Adriaan van Kortrijk wrote to the congregation of Antwerp ca. 1545. Like most congregations in Flanders it was probably soon wiped out by persecution. Hans Vermeersch was an Anabaptist martyr in Waastene in 1559.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Anabaptism in Flanders, 1530-1650: A Century of Struggle. Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History 9. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1961.

Verheyden, A. L. E. "Het Mennisme in Vlaanderen (1530-1650)." Ph.D., Ghent, 1946.

Maps

Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


Cite This Article

MLA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Waasten (Hainaut, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 17 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Waasten_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=93841.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Waasten (Hainaut, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Waasten_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=93841.




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