(Grau; Blancicampianus; ca. 1480 [1490?]1552). RC theol.; b. Waischenfeld, Upper Franconia, Bav., Ger.; accompanied L. Campeggio* to Ger. 1524 with the assignment to lure P. Melanchthon* back to the RC Ch.; pastor Frankfurt am Main 1526 but forced to flee by the pro-Luth, cong.; preacher cathedral ch., Mainz; court preacher Vienna 1534; took part in Hagenau* Colloquy and Colloquy of Worms*; participated in Council of Trent* beginning 1551; favored Communion under both kinds and marriage of clergy.
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