The Tudor Society
  • September 12 – Marten Micron (Martin Micronius)

    The title page of Marten Micron's De kleyne cathechismus oft kinderleere

    On this day in Tudor history, 12th September 1559, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Marten Micron (Martin Micronius), Dutch theologian and Protestant minister in the London stranger, died from the plague at Norden in Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Here are some facts about Marten Micron:

    Micron was born in Ghent in 1523.
    It is thought that he converted from Catholicism to Protestantism before he left his homeland in 1546.

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