A Franciscan who taught at Oxford and Paris from the 1250s until the 1280s. He compiled a series of handbooks for preachers, including the Breviloquium de virtutibus and the Communiloquium. Filled with exempla drawn from a wide range of classical and Christian sources, they were popular for three centuries. See alsosermon.
From The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages in Oxford Reference.
Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).