(130782). Mystic; b. Strasbourg, Ger.; banker Strasbourg; he and his 2d wife renounced the world; follower of J. Tauler*; obtained from Benedictines the monastery Grüner Wörth, on an island in the Ill R., near Strasbourg, 1367; gave it to the Knights of St. John and retired to it 1371. See also Friends of God.
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