Otherwise called “Ilerrn- hutters” or “United Brethren.” A sect of Christians whose social polity is particular and conspicuous, it sprung up in Moravia and Bohemia, on the opening of that reformation which stripped the chair of St. Peter of so many votaries, and gave birth to so many denominations of Christians. They give evi- dence on their solemn affirmation. 2 Steph. Comm. 338JI.

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