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|Died||date of death unknown|
|Language||Middle High German|
|Manuscript(s)||MS 3227a (ca. 1389)|
MS E.1939.65.341 (1508)
Hans 'Pfaffen' Döbringer (Hanko Döbringer) was a 14th century German fencing master. Pfaffen means "priest" and seems to indicate that he was a cleric as well as a swordsman. Döbringer is not mentioned by Paulus Kal as being a member of the Society of Liechtenauer, and his exact relation to the grand master Johannes Liechtenauer is uncertain.
Döbringer is often erroneously credited with authoring the MS 3227a, when in fact he, along with Andres Juden, Jobs von der Nyssen, and Nicklass Preußen, is but one of four masters credited with writing a brief addendum to Liechtenauer's Bloßfechten found therein. The rest of the manuscript is a compilation text consisting of treatises on a variety of mundane and mystical topics by a number of other authors. Döbringer's treatise, on the other hand, is also found in the Glasgow Fechtbuch.