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...
James de Cobeham
James de Cobeham (also de Cobham) was an English medieval Canon law jurist and university chancellor.James de Cobeham was a Professor of Canon law. He was elected as Chancellor of the University of Ox...
Agostinho Barbosa
Agostinho Barbosa (Agostino, Augustinus) (b. at Aldão, Guimarães, Portugal, in 17 September 1589; died Ugento, Italy, 22 March 1649) was a prolific Portuguese writer on canon law. His work included di...
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...
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...
Bartholomew of San Concordio
Bartholomew of San Concordio (b. at San Concordia, near Pisa about 1260; d. at Pisa, 11 June 1347) was an Italian Dominican canonist and man of letters.Author of the Summa de casibus coscientiae (1338...
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John Acton (canon lawyer)
John Acton (died 1350) was an English canon lawyer, known for his commentary on the writer on the ecclesiastical Constitutions of two papal legates of the thirteenth century. Sent to Henry III of Engl...
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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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...
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...
Paucapalea
Paucapalea was a canon lawyer of the twelfth century. He produced the first commentary on the Decretum of Gratian, his teacher.
Bernardus Compostellanus Antiquus
Bernard of Compostella the Older (Bernardus Compostellanus Antiquus)was a canonist of the early thirteenth century, a native of Compostela in Spain. He is called Antiquus to distinguish him from Berna...
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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Carbo Sebastiano Berardi
Carbo Sebastiano Berardi (b. at Oneglia, Italy, 26 August 1719; d. 1768) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and canon lawyer.
Having studied theology at Savona under the Piarists, he was promote...
Richard White of Basingstoke
Richard White (1539–1611) was an English jurist and historian, in later life an expatriate scholar who became a Catholic priest.
He was son of Henry White of Basingstoke, Hampshire, who died at th...
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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...
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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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...
Bernardus Papiensis
Bernardus Papiensis (pre-1150 – 18 September 1213) was an Italian canonist and bishop of the Christian Church. Born at Pavia, he studied law and theology at Bologna under Gandulphus and Faventinus. La...
Raoul Roussel
Raoul Roussel (1389–1452) was a French churchman, who played a part in the trial of Joan of Arc in 1431, and was archbishop of Rouen from 1443 to 1452.He was born at Saultchevreuil in the diocese of C...
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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 ...
John of Fintona
John of Fintona, fl. late 13th century. Called "subtillissimus canonum doctor/a most subtle teacher of canon law" by Tommaso Diplovataccio, John was the compiler of a fine commentary on decretals. It ...