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(Grynaeus; Gryner). 1. Simon (1493–1541). B. Ve(h)ringen, Sigmaringen, Ger.; prof. Gk. 1524, Lat. 1526 Heidelberg; prof. Gk. Basel 1529, later also NT; helped reform Württemberg and the U. of Tübingen (see also Blarer, Ambrosius; Schnepf[f], Erhard); helped draw up the First Helvetic Confession 1536 (see Reformed Confessions, A 6); took part in Wittenberg* Concord discussions and Colloquy of Worms.* 2. Thomas (1512–64). Nephew of 1; teacher Bern; secretly espoused Luth. cause. 3. Johann Jakob (1540–1617). Son of 2; originally adherent of S. Sulzer* and J. Andreä,* he repudiated the FC and the Luth. doctrine of the Lord's Supper; with son-in-law A. Polanus* von Polansdorf gave Basel Ref. character.

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