Franciscan theologian. In 1287 he became General of his Order and in 1288 a cardinal. He stood high in the confidence of Boniface VIII, whose views on Papal power he endorsed. His writings include sermons and biblical commentaries, a commentary on the Sentences, quodlibeta and quaestiones disputatae. He was a disciple of St Bonaventure, though in some ways he looked forward to Duns Scotus.
Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.