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Hales, Alexander oflocked

(c. 1185–1245)
  • C. H. Lawrence

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Hales, Alexander of (c. 1185–1245), Franciscan friar and theologian, was born at Hales (now Halesowen, Worcestershire), from which his name derived, but his academic career was pursued entirely at Paris. After incepting there and teaching as a master of arts in the first decade of the thirteenth century, he turned to theology and incepted as a regent master of theology about the year 1220. His teaching career was interrupted by the 'great dispersal' of the ...

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(1891–)
Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores [in folio]