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Magnus, Herzog von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 1509-1550

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    • Magnus, Prince of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 1509-1550
    • Magnus, Herzog von Mecklengurg, 1509-1550
    • Magnus, Bishop of Schwerin, 1509-1550
    • Magnus, Bischof von Schwerin, 1509-1550
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      • found: Herzog Magnus von Mecklenburg, Bischof von Schwerin, ein Vorkämpfer der Reformation, 1899:t.p. (Herzog Magnus von Mecklenburg, Bischof von Schwerin)
      • found: Catholic Encylopedia: Mecklenburg, viewed 29 June 2010(The Reformation in Mecklenburg was entirely the work of the two joint rulers, Henry V and Albert VII. Even Protestant historians have testified that before the Reformation the country had excellent bishops, a pious clergy, and a genuinely Catholic population. Both dukes were early won over to Luther's cause by the Humanist Konrad Pegel, whom Henry had called from the University of Rostock as tutor for his son Magnus, the postulated Bishop of Schwerin. The duke had permitted Pegel to go to Wittenberg, whence the latter returned an ardent adherent of Luther. Albert, indeed, soon abandoned the new doctrine and maintained the old faith in his part of the country. On the other hand, from 1524 Henry allowed the new doctrine to be proclaimed in the chapel of the castle at Schwerin, and protected the preachers even in his brother's domains. Henry's chief desire was to obtain the Bishopric of Schwerin. Its administrator, his son Magnus, who had married in 1543, died childless in 1550, and Henry saw to it that the chapter elected as successor his nephew Ulrich.)
      • found: Magnus, Prince of Mecklenburg Schwerin, III (1509-1550), viewed 29 June 2010(Birthdatte: July 4, 1509; Birthplace: Of, Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany; Death: Died January 28, 1550 in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany.)
      • found: The, viewed 29 June 2010(Magnus Herzog von Mecklenburg, b. 4 July 1509, d. 28 January 1550, Magnus Herzog von Mecklen burg was born on 4 July 1509. He married Elizabeth Oldenburg, Princess of Denmark . . . on 26 August 1543. He died on 28 January 1550 at age 40. . . . Magnus Herzog von Mecklenburg gained the title of Herzon von Mecklenburg. He held the office of Bishop of Schwerin.)
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