1501 ca1556, Aug 25
an important Anabaptist leader in the Netherlands before 1540. By trade David Joris was a glass painter or tinsel painter, having learned the art in Antwerp; in 1522 he painted windows for the church at Enkhuizen, North Holland. n 1533 he accepted the ideas of the Anabaptists, and was baptized in Delft by Obbe Philips. For a time he was a theological combatant with emerging leader Menno Simons. He joined the Reformed Church, but he continued his theological writings on Anabaptism.
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05/13/1559-Exhumed corpse of heretic David Joris burned in Basel
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