Frederick the Wise

Praise for new biography of Frederick the Wise

Frederick the Wise is back from the printer! Read below what others are saying about this fascinating biography of Martin Luther’s protector.   To his family, friends, peers, and subjects, Elector Frederick the Wise of Saxony was much more than simply Martin Luther’s noble protector. Dr. Wellman’s thoroughly researched and engaging biography paints a vivid image of(…)

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Q & A with Sam Wellman, author of “Frederick the Wise”

We asked  Sam Wellman, author of Frederick the Wise: Seen and Unseen Lives of Martin Luther’s Protector, to answer a few questions about the book and his work.   What made you decide to write a biography about Frederick the Wise? I was initially interested in Martin Luther and wrote a complete draft of a biography on(…)

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Frederick the Wise – Available Now

In Frederick the Wise: Seen and Unseen Lives of Martin Luther’s Protector, author Sam Wellman provides us with the first full-length English biography of elector Frederick III of Saxony. Wellman takes readers on a fascinating biographical journey, revealing why the noteworthy elector risked his realm of Saxony to protect the fiery monk Martin Luther and the(…)

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