Bishop Hans Laugesen

Bishop Hans Laugesen

Male 1530 - 1594  (64 years)

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  • Name Hans Laugesen 
    Title Bishop 
    Born 1530  Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hans Laugesen and Dorothea Hansdatter

      Hans Laugesen (born 1530 in Ribe - died 16 August 1594 at the same place) was a Danish bishop .

      Life and career

      Hans was born in Ribe where his father, Lauge Steffensen was councilor (d. 1554 ); the mother Mette is said to have been a mayor's daughter from Varde .

      After attending Ribe school, Hans Laugesen went to Copenhagen , where he studied under dr. Niels Hemmingsen . On one occasion he has given a Latin manuscript of his hometown, still preserved in manuscript .

      In 1552 he traveled to Wittenberg where he studied for some years. After taking his master's degree there, he returned home in 1555 and immediately after his return to Ribe became associate professor at the cathedral and priest in Vester Vedsted, later also canon.

      Laugensen became bishop of Ribe in 1569 , although he had tried to avoid the election, as he did not value his own abilities highly.

      Dorthea Hansdatter Tausen (Datter af Biskop Hans Tausen).

      Legacy

      Hans Laugensen is said to have been a friendly and righteous man; but his episcopate has not left significant traces. In 1588 he is described by a stranger who came to Ribe as a pious old man .

      Family

      Laugensen stayed on 17 October 1557 in Ribe, he married Dorothea, daughter of Bishop Hans Tausen in Ribe.

      His wife lived until 1601 . 2 of their 3 children had died before the father, but not the daughter Mette, who was married to the historian Anders Sørensen Vedel .

      Source
      Laugesen, Hans in Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (1st edition, volume 10, 1896), authored by HF Rørdam

      (Wikipedia)

      Vester Vedsted Pastorate
      The pastor was often also an associate professor of theology / reading master at Ribe Cathedral
      1555 Hans Laugesen (1530-1594)

      Also written Lagesen or Lausen. Son of grocer and councilor Lauge Stephansen and Mette Christiernsdatter, Ribe. [4] [5]

      Married 1557 or 1561 to Dorothea Hansdatter Tausen (-1601), daughter of Bishop Hans Tausen , Ribe

      Student from Ribe and became a master in Wittenberg in 1555 .

      Carefully cared for the interests of the church and the school.

      Became bishop in 1569. Epitaph in Ribe Cathedral .

      Mette Hansdatter (1561-1633), b. 1581 with court priest Anders Sørensen Vedel
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1594  Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wikipedia
      Hans Laugesen (født 1530 i Ribe ? død 16. august 1594 sammesteds) var en dansk biskop.
      Laugesen, Hans i Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (1. udgave, bind 10, 1896), forfattet af H.F. Rørdam

      Gravsten i Ribe domkirke:
      M. Johannis Lagonis, Episcopi
      Salig M. Hans Laugesen fordom læsemester i den hellige scrift her i Riber domkirke XIV år, siden canick samme steds, og biscop over Riber stift XXV år, hensof udi Herren her udi sin fødeby den XVI augusti, år MDXCIV, udi hans alders LXV år.
      Hans hustru Dorothe S.M. Hans Tausens fordom biscop her i Ribe hans datter. Med hvilcken hand lefde i egteskaf XXXVIII år. Døde i hendis alders LXIII år, den XV. dag Aprillis, år MDCI.
      Deres sjæle hviler hos Gud. Legomerne under denne sten
    Person ID I17052  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 

    Father Lauge Steffensen,   b. Abt 1510, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1554, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Mette Christiernsdatter Varder,   b. Abt 1510, Varde Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1554, Ribe, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Family ID F6110  Group Sheet

    Family Dorothea Hansdatter Tausen,   b. 1538, Roskilde or Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1601, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married
    • Laugensen stayed on 17 October 1557 in Ribe, he married Dorothea, daughter of Bishop Hans Tausen in Ribe.

      His wife lived until 1601 . 2 of their 3 children had died before the father, but not the daughter Mette, who was married to the historian Anders Sørensen Vedel .

      Laugesen, Hans in Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (1st edition, volume 10, 1896), authored by HF Rørdam
    Children 
     1. Lauge Hansen Laugesen,   b. Abt 1560, Ribe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1576, Roskilde Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)
    +2. Mette Hansdatter Laugesen,   b. 6 Feb 1562, Vester Vedsted Sogn, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1633, Ribe, Ribe Amt, Denvmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Kirsten Hansdatter Laugesen,   b. Abt 1570
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F6105  Group Sheet

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    Hans Laugesen
    Hans Laugesen
    Hans Laugesen (born 1530 in Ribe - died 16 August 1594 at the same place) was a Danish bishop .
    Hans was born in Ribe where his father, Lauge Steffensen was councilor (d. 1554 ); the mother Mette is said to have been a mayor's daughter from Varde .
    Source
    Laugesen, Hans in Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (1st edition, volume 10, 1896), authored by HF Rørdam
    (Wikipedia


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