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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Lasco, Johannes

A Protestant Reformer, born in Poland; studied at Rome and Bologna, and entered holy orders; became acquainted with Erasmus at Basel, and joined the Reformation movement; settled at Emden; accepted an invitation from Cranmer to London, and ministered to a Protestant congregation there, but left it on the accession of Mary, and in 1556 returned to Poland and contributed largely to the movement already begun there (1490-1560).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Lasco, Johannes'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/lasco-johannes.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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