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Adalbert of Magdeburg

Adalbert of Magdeburg  

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(d. 981),archbishop. Details of his early life are unknown, but he became a monk at St Maximin of Trier. The emperor Otto the Great and his English wife Edith founded a monastery at Magdeburg to ...
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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In 1524 an evangelical constitution for the churches of Magdeburg, a north German archiepiscopal city on the river Elbe, was

Primate

Primate  

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The title of the bishop of the ‘first see’, usually the chief bishop of a single state or people. The Abp. of Canterbury is ‘Primate of All England’, the Abp. of York ‘Primate of England’.
St Norbert

St Norbert  

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(c.1080–1134), founder of the Premonstratensians. He underwent a conversion in 1115. He became famous as an itinerant preacher in N. France and in 1120 he founded the Order of the Premonstratensians ...
St Otto

St Otto  

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(1062/3–1139), the ‘Apostle of Pomerania’. He was nominated Bp. of Bamberg in 1102 and consecrated in 1106. He tried to maintain a neutral attitude in the Investiture Controversy, though his ...

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