Willem de Vileers (d. 1557)

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Willem de Vileers (Vylers), an Anabaptist martyr, was burned at the stake on 3 April 1557, on the Vrijdagsmarkt at Ghent, Belgium. He was a miller. His "heresy" was reported to the magistrates by a man who pretended he wanted to join the church.

Bibliography

Verheyden, A. L. E. Het Gentsche Martyrologium (1530-1595). Brugge: De Tempel, 1946: 23, No. 50.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Willem de Vileers (d. 1557)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 14 Jul 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Willem_de_Vileers_(d._1557)&oldid=128344.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Willem de Vileers (d. 1557). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 July 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Willem_de_Vileers_(d._1557)&oldid=128344.




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