Sentence Examples

  • Even Albrecht was shamed by Luther's attack, but he could not afford to relinquish his profits already pledged for the repayment of his debts; and Tetzel was encouraged to defend himself and indulgences.
  • For this work he procured the services of John Tetzel, and so indirectly exercised a potent influence on the course of the Reformation.
  • The occasion was an Indulgence proclaimed by Pope Leo X., farmed by the archbishop of Mainz, and preached by John Tetzel, a Dominican monk and a famed seller of Indulgences.
  • Many of the German princes had no great love for Indulgence sellers, and Frederick of Saxony had prohibited Tetzel from entering his territories.
  • Tetzel, in conjunction with a friend, Conrad Wimpina, had published a set of counter-theses.

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