Wouter (d. 1551)

From GAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search

Wouter (Gaultier van der Weyden), an Anabaptist martyr, was burned at the stake at Ghent, Belgium on 11 April 1551. Wouter, who was a native of Lier in the Belgian province of Brabant, had fled with some others to Ghent, but they were soon arrested and imprisoned in the Gravensteen castle. Some of this group apostatized, but four of them suffered martyrdom. For particulars, see Goris Cooman.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


Cite This Article

MLA style

Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Wouter (d. 1551)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 23 Apr 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wouter_(d._1551)&oldid=109824.

APA style

Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Wouter (d. 1551). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 April 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wouter_(d._1551)&oldid=109824.




Hpbuttns.png

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1138. All rights reserved.


©1996-2018 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.