(Mecum; Mekum; 14901546). Luth. reformer of Thuringia; b. Lichtenfels, Upper Franconia, N Bav., Ger.; Franciscan priest 1516; follower of M. Luther 1517; preacher and pastor Gotha 1524/25; present at Colloquy of Marburg 1529 (see Lutheran Confessions, A 2), the 1537 meeting of the Schmalkaldic League (see Lutheran Confessions, B 2), Hagenau* Colloquy 1540; signed Wittenberg* Concord 1536; took part in visitation of Thuringia 1528/29 and 1533; ducal Saxony 1539. Works include Historia Reformationis.
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