1-10 of 11 results  for:

  • Christian: Catholic - papacy and episcopacy x
  • Catholic friar x
Clear all

Article

Alnwick, William (c. 1275–1333), Franciscan friar and theologian, and bishop of Giovinazzo, took his name from Alnwick in Northumberland. The course of his later career suggests that he was born about 1275. Having become a Franciscan friar, he probably studied theology at his order's studium at ...

Article

Anian [Einion ab Ynyr] (d. 1293), Dominican friar and bishop of St Asaph, is described in the Welsh chronicle Brut y tywysogyon as 'the Black Friar of Nannau' (Brut: Peniarth MS 20, 121). The text lends credibility to a statement by ...

Article

Clement (d. 1258), Dominican friar and bishop of Dunblane, was of Scottish, English, or, least probably, French birth. He may have been the Father Clement Rocha, who owned a manuscript now in Edinburgh; Rocha could be the Scottish name Rock. He had entered the ...

Article

Duffield, William (c. 1475–1537/8), Franciscan friar and suffragan bishop, was the last member of the English province of the Franciscan order (which was partitioned between the Observant reform and the Friars Minor Conventual from the middle of the fifteenth century) to be consecrated as a suffragan and to exercise his ministry under the gathering shadow of the dissolution of the mendicant houses. Following his career is complicated by severe problems of identification. In the last few decades of the English province there were three friars of this name who belonged to the custodies of ...

Article

Freney, William (fl. 1263–1286), Dominican friar and archbishop of Edessa, is of unknown origins. He is first recorded on 1 August 1263, when Pope Urban IV, describing Freney as an Englishman who was going to the East, reported that he had been raised to episcopal rank and instructed the Latin patriarch of ...

Article

Hodgkin, John (d. 1560), Dominican friar and bishop-suffragan of Bedford, is of unknown origins, and nothing is known of his family. He is first recorded in 1512, as a member of the Dominican convent at Cambridge, when he was ordained successively subdeacon and deacon. By July 1521 he was at ...

Article

Hopton, John (d. 1558), Dominican friar and bishop of Norwich, was probably born at Mirfield, Yorkshire, the son of William Hopton. He was a member of the Oxford Dominican convent in 1516 and of the London convent in 1520. He was ordained subdeacon in the diocese of ...

Article

Hotham [Hothum], William of (c. 1255–1298), Dominican friar and archbishop of Dublin, took his name from Hotham in the East Riding of Yorkshire. A William Hotham is included among the fellows of Merton College, Oxford in 1291, but this was a nephew, who became chief baron of the ...

Article

Kilwardby, Robert (c. 1215–1279), Dominican philosopher, theologian, and archbishop of Canterbury, is of unknown origins. Study of his writings has allowed approximate dates to be attached to the earlier stages of his career. He studied arts at the University of Paris after the resumption of normal teaching there in 1231 and graduated MA ...

Article

Patrington, Stephen (d. 1417), Carmelite friar, theologian, and bishop of St David's, came from Yorkshire and presumably joined the Carmelite order there; he was ordained acolyte in the diocese of York on 19 December 1366, and priest on 8 June 1370. By that time, or not long afterwards, he must have begun to study in ...