Marguerite D'Angouleme

Movement Magisterial Reformation
Born 1492
Died 1549
Significance Marguerite is also known as Marguerite of Navarre because of her marriage to king Henry of Navarre. She was influenced by such reformers as Luther, Calvin and Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples. She often supported evangelical efforts and twice protected Louis de Berquin, a translator of both Erasmus and Luther, from being killed as a heretic. Her writings were mystic and often evangelical in nature although she did not officially renounce her Catholicism.
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