Georg van Pare (d. 1551)

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Georg van Pare, an Anabaptist martyr, a Dutch physician who lived in London and was burned at the stake there in 1551. Zur Linden counts him among the Melchiorites who fled to Holland. Georg Weber calls him a unitarian.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 335.

Linden, Friederich Otto zur. Melchior Hofmann: ein Prophet der Wiedertäufer. Haarlem : De Erven F. Bohn, 1885: 419.

Weber, Georg. Geschichte der altkatholischen Kirchen und Sekten von Grossbritannien. Leipzig, 1845: II, 106.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1956

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