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Jan Utenhove

UTENHOVE, Jan. b. the Netherlands, ca. 1520; d. London, 6 January 1566. Utenhove was a leading lay Reformer in the Calvinist tradition, born into a Flemish aristocratic family with strong connections with Erasmus. He was obliged to leave Ghent in 1544, almost certainly because of adverse reaction to a play he had written and performed. Thereafter he travelled widely in Europe, staying in Heinrich Bullinger’s Zürich, Martin Bucer*’s and Peter Martyr’s Strassburg, Thomas Cranmer’s London, and Johannes à Lasco’s Emden, as well as cities in Poland. He returned to London where he died in 1566. In London in 1551 foreign congregations of French-, Dutch-, Spanish- and Italian-speaking exiles were...

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