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Link, Wenzeslaus

(Wenceslaus; Wentzeslaus; Wenzel, Vincilaus; Linck; 1483–1547). B. Colditz, near Leipzig, Saxony, Ger.; educ. Leipzig and Wittenberg; Augustinian at Waldheim; to Wittenberg perhaps ca. 1503; dean Wittenberg faculty 1512; preacher Nürnberg 1517; zealous friend of M. Luther*; succeeded J. v. Staupitz* 1520 as vicar-gen. of Ger. Augustinians; hymnist.

H. W. Caselmann, “Wenzeslaus Link's Leben,” Das Leben der Altväter der lutherischen Kirche, III, ed. M. Meurer et al. (Leipzig and Dresden, 1863), 321–428.

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