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Andrew of St-Victor

Andrew of St-Victor  

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(d. 1175), biblical exegete. A canon of St-Victor in Paris (see Victorines), he became Abbot of Wigmore in Herefordshire. In his commentaries he used Jewish sources and concentrated on the literal ...
Catherine of Bologna

Catherine of Bologna  

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Franciscan abbess (1413–63).Artist and writer as well as a saint, Catherine is an impressive example of a specially gifted and devout later medieval woman. She was born at Bologna, the daughter of a ...
Christopher

Christopher  

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Male forename.St Christopher a legendary 3rd-century Christian martyr, adopted as the patron saint of travellers, since it is said that he once carried Christ in the form of a child across a river; ...
Wessel

Wessel  

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(c.1419–89), Dutch theologian, also known as Gansfort. He taught at Paris and later visited Italy. German Protestants regard him as a ‘Reformer before the Reformation’ since in his attitude to the ...

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