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Wirdum, a village six miles south of Leeuwarden (coordinates: 53° 8′ 59″ N, 5° 48′ 14″ E) in the Dutch province of Friesland, where LeenaertBouwens baptized at least 365 persons in 1551-1582. There was, however, no Mennonite congregation at Wirdum. The converts probably joined the church of Leeuwarden or some other neighboring congregation.

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Map:Wirdum (Friesland, Netherlands)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Wirdum (Friesland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 16 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wirdum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=86178.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Wirdum (Friesland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wirdum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=86178.




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