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Henry of Friemar

German theologian; b. about the end of the thirteenth century; d. about 1355

Henry of Friemar (DE VRIMARIA), German theologian; b. at Friemar, a small town near Gotha in Thuringia, about the end of the thirteenth century; d. probably at Erfurt about 1355. At an early age he entered the Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine, and was sent to the University of Paris, where he was made master in sacred theology, and taught there until 1318. In that year he was made regent of studies in the monastery of St. Thomas, Prague, and examiner for Germany. Later he was chosen provincial for Thuringia and Saxony. His printed works are: (I) “Opus Sermonum Exactissimorum De Sanctis”; (2) “De Quadruplici Instinctu, Divino, Angelico, Diabolico, et Humano” (Parma, 1514); (3) “Additiones Ad Libros Sententiarum” (Cologne, 1513); (4) “De Spiritibus, Eorumque Discretion”; (5) “Tractatus De Beatae Mariae Virginis Conceptione” (Louvain, 1664); (6) “De Origine Fratrum Eremitarum Sancti Augustini”.

FRANCIS E. TOURSCHER


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