The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (2) – or, ‘Who was Daniel James?’

When Giles Creech went to Lambeth Palace, he parted with a good deal of information: new information to the Church authorities and, indeed, new information to us. He confirmed the broad structures …

Source: The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (2) – or, ‘Who was Daniel James?’

The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (1)

Although later central to the schism and defection which tore the Family of Love in two, Hendrik Jansen Van Barrefelt was one of the first members of Hendrik Niclaes’ Family of Love to be mentioned…

Source: The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (1)

Hielist-Familist imagery from Plantin’s press in Antwerp

In 1584 a series of Biblical images by Pieter van der Borcht were published with trilingual (Dutch, French and Latin) commentaries written by Van Barrefelt (under the pseudonym of Renatus Christian…

Source: Hielist-Familist imagery from Plantin’s press in Antwerp

The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (1)

Although later central to the schism and defection which tore the Family of Love in two, Hendrik Jansen Van Barrefelt was one of the first members of Hendrik Niclaes’ Family of Love to be mentioned…

Source: The Hiëlist schism of 1573 in the Family of Love’s history and its impact on English Familism (1)