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Schnepf (Schnepff), Erhard
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(Dec 15, 1495, Heilbronn – Nov 1, 1558, Jena), began his studies in 1509 in Erfurt, then went to Heidelberg in 1511; after receiving his M.A. in 1513, he studied theology (Bacc.theol. 1518) and then law. It is likely that he was a participant in Luther’s Heidelberg disputation in 1518. In 1520 he was appointed to a position in Weinsberg but was expelled in 1522 for his Lutheran leanings. He was given refuge by Dietrich v. Gemmingen at Castle Guttenberg on the Neckar and in 1524 wa…

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Ehmer, Hermann, “Schnepf (Schnepff), Erhard”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025325>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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