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Alexander Alesius

(1500—1565) Lutheran theologian and reformer


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(1500–65),

alternatively ‘Aless’ or ‘Alane’, Scottish Lutheran divine. A native of Edinburgh, he studied at St Andrews, where he became a canon. Selected in 1527 to confute Patrick Hamilton, who ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.


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