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(Tanchelijn; Tanchelinus; Tanquelm[us]; Tanquelin; Tandemus; d. perhaps ca. 1115 [or 1124/25?]). Flemish layman; itinerant preacher Sjaelland (Zealand), Antwerp, and Brugge (Bruges); denounced sacraments of the ch.; opposed lazy and immoral priests; persuaded many that they would be conformed to Christ by asceticism; followers called Tanchelmians.

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