(14941561). Reformer; b. on Fyn. Den.; entered a monastery; studied at Rostock 151619; taught Copenhagen; studied under M. Luther 1523; preached Reformation doctrines Viborg and Copenhagen, also taught Copenhagen; bp. Ribe 1542. Helped est. schools. Tr. Pentateuch into Dan.; helped provide a Dan. agenda. See also Denmark, Lutheranism in, 2.
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