Morgan (bishop)
Morgan was a medieval Bishop-elect of Durham.Morgan was an illegitimate son of King Henry II of England and Nesta, daughter of Iorwerth ab Owain, Lord of Caerleon. Nesta was married to Sir Ralph Bloe...
Divine simplicity
In theology, the doctrine of divine simplicity says that God is without parts. The general idea of divine simplicity can be stated in this way: the being of God is identical to the "attributes" of Go...
Philip the Chancellor
Philippe le Chancelier, also known as "Philippus Cancellarius Parisiensis" (Philip, Chancellor of Paris) (c 1160–December 26, 1236) was a French theologian, Latin lyric poet, and possibly a comp...
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Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
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Stephen of Besançon
Stephen of Besançon, O.P., (ca. 1250, Free Imperial City of Besançon—22 November 1294, Republic of Lucca) was a French Dominican friar, who served briefly as the Master General of the Order.Stephen be...
John of Parma
The Blessed John of Parma, O.F.M., was an Italian Franciscan friar, who served as one of the first Ministers General of the Order of Friars Minor (1247–1257). He was also a noted theologian of the per...
Natural law
Natural law, or the law of nature (Latin: lex naturalis; ius naturale), is a system of law that is determined by nature, and so is universal. Classically, natural law refers to the use of reason t...
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Alexander of Hales
Alexander of Hales, O.F.M., (c. 1185 – 21 August 1245) (also Halensis, Alensis, Halesius, Alesius) also called Doctor Irrefragibilis (by Pope Alexander IV in the Bull De Fontibus Paradi...
Konrad von Marburg
Konrad von Marburg (sometimes anglicised as Conrad of Marburg; (Born 1180-died 30 July 1233) was a medieval, German priest and nobleman. He was commissioned by the pope to combat the Albigensians.
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Apophatic theology
Apophatic theology (from Ancient Greek: ἀπόφασις via ἀπόφημι apophēmi, meaning "to deny"), also known as negative theology, via negativa or via negationis‍ (Latin for "negative way" or "by...
Bonaventura of Iseo
Bonaventura of Iseo (died ca. 1273) was an Italian Friar Minor, diplomat, theologist and alchemist.He played an important role for the Franciscan Order (Ordo Fratrum Minorum) as fiduciary of Elias of ...
William of Ely
William of Ely was an English churchman and the fifth Lord High Treasurer of England. He was a relative of Richard FitzNeal and supposed descendant of Nigel, Bishop of Ely, both previous Lord High Tr...
Verbum Supernum Prodiens
Verbum Supernum Prodiens is a Catholic hymn in long metre by St Thomas Aquinas. It was written for the Hour of Lauds in the Divine Office of Corpus Christi. It is about the institution of the Eucharis...
John of La Verna
Blessed John of Fermo, O.F.M., more often called John of La Verna, from his time spent on that mountain (1259 – 10 August 1322) was an Italian Franciscan friar, who was a noted ascetic and preacher.
Albert of Stade
Friar Albert of Stade, O.F.M., was a 13th-century chronicler, born before the end of the 12th century, most likely about 1187.
Albert became the abbot of the Benedictine Monastery of St. John in S...
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Adam de la Bassée
Adam de la Bassée (died 25 February 1286) was a canon of the collegiate church of Saint Pierre in Lille, and a poet and musician associated with the circle of trouvères around Arras. Around 1280, he c...
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School of Salamanca
The School of Salamanca (Spanish: Escuela de Salamanca) is the Renaissance of thought in diverse intellectual areas by Spanish and Portuguese theologians, rooted in the intellectual and pedagogi...
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William de Stanwey
William De Stanwey (sometimes recorded as Mgr William de stanwey) was Dean of Exeter between 1231 and 1252.
Nicholas of Arbroath
Nicholas O. Tiron (died 1306 × 1307), Abbot of Arbroath and Bishop of Dunblane, was a late 13th-century and early 14th-century churchman in the Kingdom of Scotland. Little is known about Nicholas unti...
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John of Vercelli
Blessed John of Vercelli, O.P.(c. 1205 – 30 November 1283), was the sixth Master General of the Dominican Order.
John was born in 1205 to the Garbella family in Mosso Santa Maria in the Province o...
Adam de Lathbury
Adam de Lathbury, O.S.B., otherwise known as Adam of Lathbury or Adam Lothbury, was a Benedictine monk who ruled as Abbot of Reading Abbey, in the English county of Berkshire, from 1226 to 1238.In 123...
Thomas of Cantimpré
Thomas of Cantimpré (Latin: Thomas Cantipratensis) (1201 – 15 May 1272) was a Roman Catholic medieval writer, preacher, and theologian.
Thomas was born of noble parentage at Sint-Pieters-Leeuw nea...
Giles of Lessines
Giles of Lessines OP (died c. 1304) was a thirteenth-century Dominican scholastic philosopher, a pupil of Thomas Aquinas. He was also strongly influenced by Albertus Magnus. He was an early defender o...
Richard of Ingworth
Richard of Ingworth was a Franciscan preacher who was influential in introducing the order to England.He first appears with the other friars who came with Agnellus of Pisa to England in 1224, and is s...
Thomas Aquinas
Thomas Aquinas, OP (/əˈkwaɪnəs/; 1225 – 7 March 1274), also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest who was an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in...
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Simon d'Authie
Simon d'Authie or d'Autie (born 1180/90; died after 1235) was a lawyer, priest and Old French trouvère. He was from Authie, and died at Amiens. Up to eleven works are sometimes attributed to him, but ...
Chronicle of Henry of Livonia
The Livonian Chronicle of Henry (Latin: Heinrici Cronicon Lyvoniae) or Henry's chronicle of Livonia is a document in Latin describing historic events in Livonia (roughly corresponding to today's i...
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Richard de Sancta Agatha
Richard de Sancta Agatha was an English medieval churchman and university chancellor.Between 1256–62, Richard de S. Agatha was Chancellor of Oxford University.There is some confusion between Richard o...
Henry de Stanton
Henry de Stanton (also Staunton) was an English medieval Canon law jurist, judge, churchman, and university chancellor.Henry de Stanton was a Professor of Canon law. Between 1280–2, he was Chancellor ...
William Scot
William Scot (or William of Stitchill; died circa 1243) was a medieval Bishop of Durham-elect.Scot was Archdeacon of Worcester in December 1218. He was elected to the see of Durham before 20 October 1...
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