Winkel (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)

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Winkel, a small village in the Dutch province of North Holland, about four miles from Barsingerhorn (coordinates: 52° 45′ 0″ N, 4° 54′ 0″ E), was in 1533-34 a center of Anabaptist activity, nearly the whole population being Anabap­tist. Anabaptism was not rooted out here in the campaign of Reinier Brunt in early 1534; in 1540-41 mention is made of Anabaptism in Winkel, and still in 1558 Mennonite meetings were held here. After this Mennonites are not mentioned. L. Nannings Smit, Waechlink Dirks, Maerten Cornelisz, and Adriaen Pietersz, all of Winkel, died as martyrs, Smit in 1540, the other three in 1558.

Bibliography

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: I, Nos. 234, 240, 390-92.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Winkel (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 19 Sep 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Winkel_(Noord-Holland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126271.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Winkel (Noord-Holland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 September 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Winkel_(Noord-Holland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126271.




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