Renniger, or Rhanger, Michael

Renniger, Or Rhanger, Michael was born in Hampshire, 1529, and was educated at, and a fellow of, Magdalen College, Oxford. He embraced the principles of the Reformation, resided chiefly at Strasburg during the reign of Mary, and was made chaplain to Elizabeth oni her accession. He became prebendary of Winchester in 1560, precentor and prebendary of Lincoln in 1567, archdeacon of Winchester in 1575, and prebendary of St. Paul's, in 1583. He died Aug. 26, 1609, and was buried in the church of Crawley. He wrote: Carmina in Mortem Duorum Fratrum (Lond. 1552, 4to):De Pii Vet Gregorii XIIl Furoribus contra Elizabetham Reginam Anglie (1582, 8vo): — Exhortation to True Love, Loyalty, and Fidelity to Her Majesty (1587, 8vo): — Syntagma Hortationum ad Jacobum Regem Anylice (1604, 8vo):

Translation from Latin of Bishop Poynet's Apology or Defence of Priests' Marriage. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Auth. s.v.

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