Here he styled himself Jan van Brugge.
Stein, Die Genossenschaft der deutschen Kaufleute zu Brugge in Flandern (Berlin, 1890); H.
Rogge, Der Stapelzwang des hansischen Kontors zu Brugge im fiinfzehnten Jahrhundert (Kiel, 1903); A.
BRUGES (Flemish Brugge, a name signifying the bridge or place of bridges), the capital of West Flanders, Belgium.
'DAVID JORIS, the common name of JAN JoRisz or Joriszoon (c. 1501-1556), Anabaptist heresiarch who called himself later JAN VAN Brugge; was born in 1501 or 1502, probably in Flanders, at Ghent or Bruges.
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