A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Borrelists
BORRELISTS, so named from their leader, Adam Borrel, of Zealand, a learned man, about the time of the Reformation, who is charged with undervaluing the Church, [i. e. of Rome,] its priests, and services. He asserted that all Christian churches had degenerated from the pure apostolic doctrines. His followers lead a very austere life, and employ a great part of their goods in alms and works of piety.
- Broughton, vol. i. p. 170.