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Bucer, Martinlocked

(1491–1551)
  • N. Scott Amos

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Bucer, Martin (1491–1551), theologian, was born on 11 November 1491 in Schlettstadt (Sélestat) in Alsace. Little is known of his parents: his father, Claus Butzer (d. 1540), was a cooper by trade, while his mother, Eva (d. 1538), is thought to have been a midwife. Nothing is known of any siblings....

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