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Winzet, Ninianlocked

(1518/19–1592)
  • Mark Dilworth

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Winzet, Ninian (1518/19–1592), abbot in Regensburg and religious controversialist, was born in Renfrew. Nothing is known of his parentage or early life. Very possibly he attended Paisley grammar school nearby, but he was not a university graduate. When aged about twenty-two he was ordained priest. From about 1551 he was a teacher in ...

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