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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
So called from Tanquelinus, who formed a numerous denomination in Brabant and Antwerp in the twelfth century. He treated with contempt the external worship of God, the sacrament of the Lord's supper, and the rite of baptism, and held clandestine assemblies to propagate his opinions. He declaimed against the vices of the clergy with vehemence and intrepidity.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Tanquelinians'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​cbd/​t/tanquelinians.html. 1802.