The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Tanchel

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Edition of 1920. See also Tanchelm on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

TANCHEL, or TANQUELIN, a fanatic who arose in the Netherlands about 1115, who proclaimed himself Son of God, and had many followers. He was killed at Antwerp in 1125 and those who believed in him, known as Tanchelmians, or Tanquelinians, were converted back to the Roman Catholic faith.