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Frecht, Martin
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(1494, Ulm – Sep 14, 1556, Tübingen). Frecht began studying in Heidelberg in 1514, was awarded the M.A. in 1517, the Lic.Theol. in c. 1529, and was reader (Lektor) of Holy Scripture in Heidelberg from 1529 to 1531. Having participated in Luther's Heidelberg Disputation (II), he received an appointment as preacher in Ulm following the implementation of the Reformation in 1531. In 1533, he became the successor of the deceased K. Sam and assumed the leader-ship of the church in Ulm. In spite of conflicts with the magistrate and quarrels with S. Franck and K. von Schwenckfe…

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Ehmer, Hermann, “Frecht, Martin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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