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A History of the Reformation (Vol. 1 of 2)

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of Clairvaux, 125, 205, 209, 433 and _n._

Bessarion, Cardinal, 48 _f._

Bible, translations of the, into the vernacular, 149 _f._, 174, 387, 402. See _Scripture_.

_Biblia Pauperum_, 117.

Biel, Gabriel, 55, 196, 199.

Bigamy of Philip of Hesse, 380 _ff._

Bishops, modes of electing, 8, 24.

Black Death, the, in England, 20, 440.

Boccaccio, 47.

Boehm, Hans, and the socialist revolts, 99 _ff._, 135.

Bologna, University of, 64; a great Law School, 2; city of, 360.

Bonaventura on Indulgences, 221, 224.

Bonzio, Cardinal, 2.

Books in the German language due to the Reformation, 300.

Bosnia, 19.

Bourges, Concordat of, 11.

Brand, Sebastian, author of _Narrenschiff_, quoted, 17; on usury, 84; on the Niklashausen pilgrims, 102; on the diffusion of Scripture, 151 _n._; 52, 58, 118.

Brandenburg, the Elector of, Joachim I. (1499-1535), 341; Joachim II. (1535-1571), _Fat old Interim_, 377, 383, 395,

396; Margrave of, George, 326, 346, 362, 373; Margrave of Brandenburg-Culmbach, Albert Alcibiades, 383, 393; Albert of (brother of Joachim I.), Archbishop of Mainz, see _Mainz_; Albert of (brother of Margrave George), secularises his principality, becomes Duke of East Prussia and a Protestant, 326; province of, peasants die of starvation, 111; secular administration of the Church in fifteenth century, 140.

Brask, Johan, Bishop of Linkoeping, 423.

Braunfells, Otto, 306.

Bremen, an episcopal State, 81, 320, 373.

Brenz, John, 353, 391, 392.

Breslau, _the students' paradise_, 53, 378.

_Brethren of the Common Lot_, the, 51 _ff._; their relation to the praying circles of the German Mystics, 154.

_Brethren, the_, mediaeval evangelical nonconformists, 150, 152 _ff._; distributed devotional literature, 155.

_Brethren of St. Anthony_, 143.

_Brethren of St. James (Jacobs-Brueder)_, 134.

Brissmann, John, 305.

_Brotherhood, the Evangelical_, 329, 334.

_Brotherhoods_ in the fifteenth century, the Blessed Virgin, 135; of St. Anna, the Grandmother, 136; of the Eleven Thousand Virgins (_St. Ursula's Schifflein_), 145; among the artisans, 146; the Holy Brotherhood (_Hermandad_) of Spain, 28.

Brueck, Dr. Gregory, Chancellor of Electoral Saxony, 266 _n._, 276, 278, 363, 366, 369.

Brunswick, the city of, churches in, 116.

Bucer, Martin, the Reformer of Strassburg, 284, 306, 310, 353, 374, 380, 391.

Bugenhagen, John, 306.


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