(Roeubli; Raebl; many other variants; ca. 1480/84-after 1559). Anabap.; b. Rottenburg on the Neckar, S Württemberg, Ger.; educ. Freiburg and Tübingen; pastor Griessen, near Schaffhausen; people's priest Basel 1521; banished 1522; preacher Zurich and Witikon; opposed infant baptism; helped introd. believer's* baptism ca. 1525; banished from Zurich; applied believer's baptism to B. Hubmaier*; active in Strasbourg (where he was imprisoned October 1528January 1529), Austerlitz and Auspitz (expelled from both), Rottenburg (1531); renounced Anabaptism; spent last yrs. as a restless figure in various cities.
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