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Reid, Robert (d. 1558), Scottish Renaissance humanist, abbot of Kinloss, and Roman Catholic bishop of Orkney, was born at Aitkenhead in Clackmannan parish, son of John Reid of Aitkenhead, who was killed at Flodden in 1513, and Elizabeth Shanwell, sister of John, abbot of ...

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Selling [Celling, Tyll], William (c. 1430–1494), humanist scholar and prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, was almost certainly born about 1430 at Selling, 8 miles west of Canterbury. Selling was to be his name in religion, but his parents were William and Agnes Tyll...

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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, ...