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Laurentius Andreae
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(Lars Andersson; c. 1470 – Apr 14, 1552, Strängnäs, Sweden). After studies at Rostock, Andreae received his M.A. from Leipzig in 1498. In 1501/1502 he was appointed secretary to the bishop of Strängnäs and papal nuncio in Rome; c. 1518–1538 he served as archdeacon in both Strängnäs and Uppsala. In 1523 he was made secretary to King Gustav and a member of the Council of the Realm. He was dismissed in 1531 and condemned to death in Örebro, along with O. Petri, on the charge of lèse majesté; he was pardoned after paying a fine. The king's letter of Nov 2, 1523 proposing…

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Jarlert, Anders, “Laurentius Andreae”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12699>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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