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Wegelin, Josua

(Wegelein; 1604–40). B. Augsburg, Ger.; educ. Tübingen; pastor Budweiler; 4th diaconus of the Franciscan Ch., Augsburg, 1627; forced to leave Augsburg by 1629 Edict of Restitution*; recalled as archidiaconus after Gustavus II gained control of the city 1632; forced to flee again as a result of the battle of Nördlingen (see Thirty Years' War); pastor Pressburg, Hung.; hymnist. Hymns include “Allein auf Christi Himmelfahrt” (“Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein”).

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