Calvinist theologian. He became an Augustinian Canon in 1531 and was sent to Lucca; here from 1541 he came under the influence of Peter Martyr. He was successively a professor at Strasbourg, preacher at the Reformed Church in Chiavenna in North Italy, and a professor at Heidelberg; he left for Neustadt when the Palatinate became Lutheran in 1576. He collaborated with Z. Ursinus on a Reformed Confession.
Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.