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Rhegius, Urbanus

(Regius; Rieger; 1489–1541). B. Langenargen, near Friedrichshafen, Ger.; educ. Freiburg and lngolstadt; priest 1519; preacher Augsburg; sided with M. Luther against Rome and H. Zwingli; preacher Celle 1530; supt. Lüneburg 1531; signed Wittenberg* Concord 1536, Schmalkaldic Arts. 1537 (see Lutheran Confessions, B 2).

G. Uhlhorn, Urbanus Rhegius, in Leben und Ausgewählte Schrifter der Väter und Begründer der lutherischen Kirche, ed. J. Hertmarn et al., VII, in vol. 3 (Elberfeld, 1861).

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