Laurentius Nicolai

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Laurids Nilsen (Norwegian), Lars Nilsson (Swedish) or Laurentius Nicolai Norvegus (Latin), known in Sweden as Kloster-Lasse or "Convent-Lawrence", (1538, Tønsberg, Norway - 1622, Vilna, Lithuania), was a Norwegian Jesuit, active in service of the Counter-Reformation in Sweden during the reign of King John III of Sweden from 1576 until 1588. During that time, he was the leader of a Catholic school, Collegium Regium Stockholmense.

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