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adlerglas

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A German drinking-glass, sometimes with a cover, developed in the mid-sixteenth century. Each glass was decorated in enamel with an image of the eagle of the Holy Roman Empire; the ...

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Admonition to the Parliament

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

(1572).

A Puritan manifesto demanding a non-episcopal constitution for the English Church. It was issued anonymously, but responsibility for it was probably correctly attributed...

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Adolf Daucher

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(c.1460–1523/4) and

(c.1485–after 1538),

German sculptors in Augsburg who worked in the service of the Fugger family. Adolf's best-known work is the high altar of the...

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Adolph Clarenbach

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(d. 1529), teacher and Protestant martyr.

Born toward the end of the fifteenth century on the farm “Zum Busche” (in the parish of Lüttringhausen, near Lennep, duchy of Berg),...

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Adolphus Tectander Venator

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(also de Jager; 1569?–1618), minister in the Netherlands who, though not reckoned among the Remonstrants, served as a catalyst in the Arminian controversy.

After completing...

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Adriaan Corneliszoon Van Haemstede

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(c.1525–1562), Dutch theologian and martyrologist.

Now recognized as one of the most influential of the first generation of Dutch Reformed writers, notably through the enduring...

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Adriaan Mijle

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(also Adriaan Arendszoon van der Mijle; 1538–1590), moderate Calvinist and politician in Holland and supporter of William of Orange.

He was a member of one of the most important...

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Adrian VI

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(1459–1523),

Pope from 9 January 1522 until his death on 14 September 1523, was born Adriaan Florenszoon Dedal in Utrecht on 2 March 1459. He was educated by the Brethren ...

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Adriano Castellesi

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(c.1461–c.1521), Cardinal, born in Corneto (now Tarquínia). In 1488 he was appointed nuncio to Scotland by Pope Innocent VIII with a view to reconciling James III of Scotland to his people....

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Adriano Fiorentino

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(c.1450/60–c.1499),

Italian sculptor and medallist, born in Florence, where he cast the bronze statuette of Bellerophon and Pegasus (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) by Bertoldo...

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