Eric Kemp
Eric Waldram Kemp (27 April 1915 – 28 November 2009) was a Church of England bishop. He was the Bishop of Chichester from 1974–2001 and one of the leading Anglo-Catholics of his generation and one of ...
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Peter of Ancarano
Peter of Ancarano (Italian: Piètro d'Ancarano, Latin: Petrus Ancharanus) (c.1333 – 1416) was an Italian jurist. He worked in the tradition of Giovanni d'Andrea. He earned the Latin nickname an...
Lucius Ferraris
Lucius Ferraris (dates not known exactly) was an Italian Franciscan canonist of the 18th century. He was born at Solero, near Alessandria in Northern Italy. He was also professor, provincial of his or...
Gervase of Tilbury
Gervase of Tilbury or Gervasius Tilberiensis (ca. 1150 – ca. 1228) was a 13th-century canon lawyer, statesman and writer, born in West Tilbury, in Essex, England. His best known work is the Otia Impe...
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Lancelotto Politi
Lancelotto Politi (name in religion Ambrosius Catharinus) (1483–1553) was an Italian Dominican canon lawyer.Historians and theologians generally have regarded Catharinus as a brilliant eccentric...
Pietro del Monte
Pietro del Monte (Petrus de Monte Brixensis) (c. 1400 – 1457) was a Venetian jurist, canonist and humanist.He studied at the University of Padua, as a student of Prodocimo de Conti and Giovan Francesc...
Franz Burkard (d. 1539)
Franz Burkard (died 1539) was a canon lawyer in Ingoldstadt who opposed Lutheranism, particularly in the trial of Andreas Seehofer.
Giovanni Paolo Lancelotti
Giovanni Paolo Lancelotti was an Italian canonist.
He was born in Perugia in 1522. He graduated as a doctor of law in 1546, and taught law shortly afterwards (1547 or 1548) in the university of hi...
Antonio Agustín y Albanell
Antonio Agustín y Albanell (1516–1586), also referred to as Augustinus, was a Spanish Humanist historian, jurist and Roman Catholic archbishop of Tarragona who pioneered the historical research of the...
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Gratian (jurist)
The Decretum Gratiani, also known as the Concordia discordantium canonum or Concordantia discordantium canonum, is a collection of Canon law compiled and written in the 12th century as a legal textboo...
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Fulgentius Ferrandus
Fulgentius Ferrandus was a canonist and theologian of the African Church in the first half of the 6th century.
He was a deacon of Carthage and probably accompanied his master and patron, Fulgentiu...
Pierre Bertrand (cardinal)
Pierre Bertrand (1280 – 1348 or 1349) was a French Cardinal, theologian, and canonist.Pierre Bertrand was born at Annonay in Vivarais. His noble parentage is known to us through the manuscript memoir...
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Francisco Sarmiento Mendoza
Francisco Sarmiento de Mendoza (died 1595) was a Spanish canon lawyer and bishop.
Mendoza was born into a noble family at Burgos. At the age of 21 years he already occupied a professorial chair i...
Simon of Southwell
Simon of Southwell (sometimes Simon of Sywell, or Simon of Siwell) was a medieval English canon lawyer and canon who became treasurer of the cathedral chapter of Lichfield Cathedral. He served in the ...
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Bérenger Fredoli
Bérenger Fredoli (b. at Vérune, France, c. 1250; d. at Avignon, 11 June 1323) was a French canon lawyer and Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati.
He was canon and precentor of Béziers, secular Abbot of Sai...
Stephen of Tournai
Stephen of Tournai, (1128 – 1203), was a Canon regular of Sainte-Geneviève (Paris), and Roman Catholic canonist who became bishop of Tournai in 1192.
He was born at Orléans in 1128; died at...
Randolph Roque Calvo
Bishop Randolph Roque Calvo is the seventh Bishop of Reno, ordained to the episcopate and installed as ordinary on February 17, 2006. At the time of his episcopal appointment by Pope Benedict XVI, on...
John Oliver (Dean of Christ Church)
John Oliver (died 1552) was an English churchman, canon lawyer, courtier and Dean of Christ Church, Oxford.
He graduated in the University of Oxford. His degrees were B.C.L. on 30 June 1516, B.Can...
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Mariano Soler
Dr. Mariano Soler (born 25 March 1846 in San Carlos - deceased 26 September 1908 in Gibraltar) was a Uruguayan cleric and the first Catholic archbishop of Montevideo. A student at the South American C...
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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 ...
John Haggard
John Haggard (1794 – 31 October 1856) was an English ecclesiastical lawyer who was Chancellor of three dioceses..Haggard was born at Bradfield, Hertfordshire, the third son of William Henry Haggard (d...
Paul Laymann
Paul Laymann (1574 – 13 November 1635 or 1632 ) was an Austrian Jesuit and important moralist. Laymann was born at Arzl, near Innsbruck. After studying jurisprudence at Ingolstadt, he entered ...
Tancred of Bologna
Tancred of Bologna or of Germany (c. 1185 – 1230/1236), commonly just Tancredus, was a Dominican preacher and canonist. He is easily conflated with a contemporary Dominican, Tancred Tancredi, an...
Rik Torfs
Henri Maria Dymphna André Laurent "Rik" Torfs (born 16 October 1956) is a Belgian canon law scholar, media personality, and the current Rector of the Catholic University of Leuven. He is a former Sena...
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David Pole (bishop)
David Pole (or Poole) (died 1568) was an English Roman Catholic churchman and jurist, bishop of Peterborough from 1557 and deprived by Elizabeth I of England.
He was a fellow of All Souls' College...
Owen Lewis (bishop)
Owen Lewis, also known as Lewis Owen (Italian: Ludovico Audoeno, Latin: Audoenus Ludovisi) (1532–1594) was a Welsh Roman Catholic priest, jurist, administrator and diplomat, who became bishop ...
Rufinus (decretist)
Rufinus was an Italian canon lawyer, described as the most influential canonist at the University of Bologna in the mid 12th century. He composed an influential Summa on Gratian's Decretum before 115...
William Cliffe
William Cliffe, Clyffe or Clyff (died 1558) was an English churchman and lawyer, dean of Chester from 1547.
Cliffe was educated at the University of Cambridge, where he graduated LL.B. in 1514. He...
Felino Maria Sandeo
Felino Maria Sandeo (1444–1503), often quoted under the Latin name of Felinus, was an Italian canonist of the fifteenth century.
He was born at Felina, in the Diocese of Reggio, in 1444. He taugh...