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Nicholas of Basel

(d. ca. 1395). Beghard (see Beghards and Beguines); claimed inspiration; became prominent through preaching in the area around Basel; held that his followers were sinless and need not obey any authority; at one time identified as the “Great Friend” of the Friends* of God; burned at stake under the Inquisition.*

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