Grynaeus, Thomas, nephew of Simon Grynaeus major, and an eminent Protestant divine, was born at Vehringen in 1512. He was brought up by his uncle Simon, and became professor of the dead languages at Basle and Berne. He was a zealous promoter of the Reformation. The margrave Charles of Baden appointed him pastor and ecclesiastical superintendent at Roteln, where he remained until his death, Aug. 2, 1564. See Melch. Adam.. Vitae Theolog. p. 191; Hoe-fer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 22:273; Middleton, Evangelical Biography.