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Vögeli, Jörg
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1483/84-1562. Southern Germany. Jörg (or Georg) Vögeli, the town clerk of Konstanz, was a most productive writer and the author of the great Reformation Chronicle of Konstanz and many historical and other works. He was born into the family of the episcopal notary Nikolaus Vögeli. Part of his education was an apprenticeship with a notary at the episcopal law court in Konstanz. After some difficulties, the exact circumstances of which remain unclear but which brought Vögeli a short prison sentence, he took a position in th…

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Eckhart, Pia, “Vögeli, Jörg”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 17 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001430>
First published online: 2016

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