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Besold, Hieronymus

(ca. 1500–62). Pupil of Sebastian Heiden and Joachim Camerarius in Nürnberg; came to Wittenberg 1537; table companion of Luther and later of Melanchthon; returned to Nürnberg 1546; participated in reorganization of ch. of Zweibrücken 1557–58; participated in 2d ch. visitation in Nürnberg. Gathered table talks of Luther and participated in pub. of Luther's Genesis. Opposed Philippists. See also Luther, Table Talk of.

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