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Felix Hemmerlin

(c. 1388—1460)


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(c.1388–c.1460),

reformer. A native of Zurich, in 1421 he became provost of St Ursus at Solothurn, where he revised the statutes of his collegiate clergy. He also advocated reforms of all kinds and attacked the mendicant orders and the Lollards. In his later years he was involved in politics and lost his ecclesiastical offices.

Subjects: Christianity.


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