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Bartholomaeus Anglicus (b. before 1203, d. 1272), Franciscan friar and encyclopaedist, is of unknown parentage, and there is no information about his early years. His association with the Suffolk Glanvilles, reported by John Leland, who identifies Bartholomaeus as Bartholomew de Glanville, depends upon a late fourteenth-century colophon in Cambridge, Peterhouse, MS 67. ...


Bartholomaeus Anglicus (b. before 1203, d. 1272) illuminated initial © The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford


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Traversagni, Lorenzo Guglielmo [Laurentius Guilelmus Traversanus Savonensis, Laurence William of Savona] (c. 1425–1503), Franciscan friar and humanist scholar, was one of three Italian brothers, all authors. Evidence for the exact date of his birth in Savona is confusing; c.1425 is most probable. His father, ...