[zwing-glee, swing-; German tsving-lee]
- Ul·rich [oo l-rikh] /ˈʊl rɪx/or Hul·dreich [hoo l-drahykh] /ˈhʊl draɪx/, 1484–1531, Swiss Protestant reformer.
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Zwingli then began to attack fasts and the celibacy of the clergy.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe
James Harvey Robinson
First preaching of the reformed doctrines by Zwingli, in Switzerland.
Zwingli was under the influence of Humanism from his boyhood.
From the outset Zwingli became a prominent figure in Zurich.
Zwingli remonstrated vigorously, and the practice was abandoned.
- Ulrich (ˈʊlrɪç) or Huldreich (ˈhʊltraiç). 1484–1531, Swiss leader of the Reformation, based in Zurich. He denied the Eucharistic presence, holding that the Communion was merely a commemoration of Christ's death
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