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Henry of Langenstein

(Henry of Hesse the elder; ca. 1325 [some say 1340]–1397). “Doctor conscientiosus.” B. perhaps Hainbach, near Langenstein, Hesse; outstanding scholar; lectured on nominalist philos. at Paris 1363; supported council over pope (see Councils and Synods, 7); driven from Paris; became mystic-ascetic writer and defender of papacy; prof. Vienna 1384. Wrote encyclopedic, soc., exegetic, and dogmatic works.

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