(14991564). B. Eyt(h)ra (or Pegau?), near Leipzig, Ger.; educ. Leipzig, Bologna, and Padua; cathedral provost Zeitz 1522; cathedral dean Meissen 1537; elected RC bp. NaumburgZeitz 1541, accepted and confirmed 1542, est. 1547. Humanistic; interested in peace with Prots.; took part in 1541 Regensburg* Conf. Helped draft Augsburg and Leipzig Interim.*
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