Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century)

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Adriaen van Kortrijk (Adriaen van Cuertrycke), a deacon(or preacher) of the Mennonite congregation of Ghent, Belgium, in 1545 wrote a letter, in the name of the congregations of Ghent, Meenen, Roesselare, Hondschoote, Nijpkerke, and Waastene, to the congregation of Antwerp requesting that an elder be sent to these congregations because "they are in trouble and young and they do not receive enough visits from elders." No answer to this letter is known.


Verheyden, A. L. E.  "De Doopsgezinden te Gent 1530-1630." Bijdrage tot de Geschiedenis en de Oudheidkunde van Gent (1943): 105-107.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 24 Sep 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kortrijk,_Adriaen_van_(16th_century)&oldid=82891.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Kortrijk, Adriaen van (16th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 September 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kortrijk,_Adriaen_van_(16th_century)&oldid=82891.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 228. All rights reserved.

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