Do most Protestants know that the first Protestant was a Catholic priest with a strong devotion to Mary?

Martin Luther was the first break from the one universal Catholic Church and start the first denomination of what would today be over 33,000 different Protestant divisions in the Church. But what most Protestants probably don't know is that Martin Luther had a strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. He... show more Martin Luther was the first break from the one universal Catholic Church and start the first denomination of what would today be over 33,000 different Protestant divisions in the Church.

But what most Protestants probably don't know is that Martin Luther had a strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. He also strongly believed in the ancient teaching of the Church that Mary was ever virgin.
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Update: Ever Virgin meaning she remained a virgin her whole life.
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