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Hemmerli(n), Felix

(Lat. Malleolus; ca. 1388–ca. 1458). B. Zurich, Switz.; educ. Erfurt and Bologna; doctor of canon law 1424; worked for reform at Councils of Constance* and Basel*; opposed celibacy* and mendicancy (see Mendicant Friars); castigated immorality of clergy; advocated decreasing of feast days.

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