Reformer. He entered the monastery of Aduard c.1527. He later came into contact with J. Laski and other Reformers, whom he openly joined in 1542. He went to Cologne to help Abp. Hermann of Wied, took part in the Diet of Worms (1545), and in 1547 was appointed cathedral preacher at Bremen; he was expelled from this post in 1561 for his denial of the Lutheran doctrine on the Lord's Supper. From 1567 he was preacher at Emden.
Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.