Bredenbach, Tillmann a German theologian, son of Matthias, who brought him up with extreme care, was born at Emmerich, about 1544. He went to Rome, and finally settled at Cologne, where he died a canon of the cathedral, May 14, 1587. He wrote, besides an account of the Livonian war of 1558, Institutionum Divince Pietstis Lib. 5 (Cologne, 1579): — A collection of Ascetic Conferences, under the title, Sacrarum Collectionum Libri 8 (ibid.
1584,1589,1599, 8vo): Orationes de Purgatorio, and other works. See Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.