Peter of Bruys

(c. 1139—1140)

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(d. c.1139–40)

Itinerant preacher of heresy. A former priest, Peter taught the violent rejection of the clergy and sacraments and may have influenced Henri of Lausanne. Peter’s followers are known as the Petrobrusians.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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