Dorthea Jensdatter Sadolin

Female Abt 1505 - 1537  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name Dorthea Jensdatter Sadolin 
    Born Abt 1505 
    • Tausen found a fellow-worker and reformer in Jørgen Sadolin(c. 1490? 1559), whose sister, Dorothea Jensdatter Sadolin (c. 1510-1537), he married, to the great scandal of the Roman Catholics. He was the first Danish priest to take a wife. He was also the first of the reformers who used the Danish language instead of Latin in the church services, the Even song he introduced at Viborg being of great beauty. Tausen was certainly the most practically gifted of all the new native teachers. But he was stronger as a preacher and an agitator than as a writer, the pamphlets which he now issued from the press of the German printer Hans Vingaard, who settled down at Viborg, being little more than adaptations of Luther's Opuscula. He continued to preach in the church of the Franciscan monastery, while Sadolin, whom he had consecrated a priest, officiated at the church of the Dominicans, who had already fled from the town. The Franciscans only yielded to violence persistently applied by the soldiers whom their opponents quartered upon them.

      Jørgen Sadolin, brother of Dorothea Jensdatter Sadolin

      Sadolin, Jørgen Jensen
      (c.1499?1559), Danish reformer and bishop.Nothing certain is known about Sadolin's childhood and youth?according to reform-Catholic Paul Helie
      The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

      Sankt Knuds Kirke i Danmark. Gravsten i søndre sideskibs 6.fag over biskop Jørgen Jensen Sadolin (død o.1559)

      Jørgen Sadolin, Jørgen Jensen Sadolin , approx. 1499-19.12.1559, bishop. Jørgen Sadolin was born in Viborg, died in Odense and is buried in Gråbrødrekirke sst. a Latin family poem by Sadolin's son might cover it up by attributing Jens Christensen to teaching. It already gives his father the name Sadolin ((: saddler); Jørgen Sadolin, however, never seems to have called himself Sadolin, but more often after his birthplace Viborg. - Nothing is known about his youth.

      After academic studies (well in Germany) he returned as a master and avid Lutheran, probably in the summer or autumn of 1526, joining close to Hans Tausenwho had received Skt. His church was entrusted to Lutheran sermons, and became his most significant helper in the rapid victory of the gospel in Viborg. In particular, he undertook to train preachers, and on December 1, 1526, Frederik I authorized in a "protectorate" for Jørgen Sadolin his school for "young people" who were able to "buy their food" insofar as they could not afford university studies; he and they were to enjoy the privileges of the city and be tax-free. In addition to preaching and teaching, Jørgen Sadolin worked for the movement through translations of Reformation scriptures; he thus published in 1529?30 three writings by Luther and two by J. Bugenhagen. Of these, only the translation of Bugenhagen's guide for priests in sick communion is preserved in transcript (printed in Writings from the Reformation period I, 1970).Jørgen Sadolin must also have been active as a hymn poet and publisher, but only one hymn can certainly be attributed to him.
      ( Danish Biographical Lexicon Church and faith Bishops )

      Jens Christensen
      Born about 1467-Viborg Købstad, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark
      Deceased about 1525 - Viborg Købstad, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark, aged about 58 years old

      Marine Nielsdatter
      Born about 1471-Viborg Købstad, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark
    Gender Female 
    Died 1537 
    Person ID I17055  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2021 

    Father Jens Christensen Salodin,   b. Abt 1470, Viborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1525, Viborg Domsogn, Viborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Maren/Mariune Nielsdatter,   b. Abt 1471, Viborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6109  Group Sheet

    Family Hans Tausen,   b. 1494, Birkende, Fyn Island, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1561, Ribe, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married
    • Tausen found a diligent fellow-worker in Jörgen Viberg, better known as Sadolin, whose sister, Dorothea, he married, to the great scandal of the Catholics. He was indeed the first Danish priest who took unto himself a wife.
    Children 
     1. Jørgen Hansen Tausen,   b. Abt 1535, Viborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1858, København, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 323 years)
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F6106  Group Sheet


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