- Michael,1511–53, Spanish physician and theologian, accused of heresy and burned at the stake.
Spanish Mi·guel Ser·ve·to [mee-gel ser-ve-taw] /miˈgɛl sɛrˈvɛ tɔ/.
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Farel expressly says, that "Servetus deserved a capital punishment."Fox's Book of Martyrs
Calvin, who destroys Servetus; or Pole, who kills Latimer, which you like.
Even Melancthon is known to have approved the execution of Servetus.The Essence of Christianity
After the burning of Servetus there were but few who desired to argue with Calvin.
Servetus, a Spaniard, wrote a treatise on the doctrine of the Trinity.
- Michael, Spanish name Miguel Serveto. 1511–53, Spanish theologian and physician. He was burnt at the stake by order of Calvin for denying the doctrine of the Trinity and the divinity of Christ