Georges Bare (d. 1556)

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Georges Bare (Barre), an Anabaptist martyr, burned at the stake at Kortrijk(Courtrai) in Flanders, Belgium, on 5 February 1556. Bare was quite impetuous, for in prison he broke an image of the Virgin off the wall. His brother, who was Catholic, visited him in prison and sought to deflect him from his faith, but in vain. The efforts of the Catholic churchmen as well as torture were likewise fruitless. Bare remained steadfast in his faith. After a month of solitary confinement he was executed. His property was confiscated. Bare was born near Rijssel (Lille) in France and lived in Kortrijk.


Verheyden, A. L. E. Le Martyrologe Courtraisien et la Martyrologe Bruxellois. Vilvorde: R. Allecourt, 1950: 32, No. 4.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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