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Stosch, Bartholomäus

(1604–86). Ref. theol.; b. Silesia; educ. Frankfurt an der Oder; tutor; preacher Kurland 1640; court preacher 1643, consistorial councillor Berlin 1659; effective adviser of and spokesman for Frederick* William of Brandenburg in matters pertaining to ch. affairs; shaped a policy that favored the Ref., gave promise of tolerance, but oppressed Luths.

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