John of Wales

(c. 1238—1285) Franciscan friar and theologian

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John of Wales (1285)

Wales, John of [John Wallensis] (d. 1285), Franciscan friar and theologian

ALEXANDER, John Malcolm (1921 - 2005), Emeritus Professor, University of Wales

EVANS, (John) Wynford (born 1934), Chairman: Bank of Wales, 1995–2002; South Wales Electricity plc (formerly South Wales Electricity Board), 1984–95

Roberts, John (1880-1959), historian and minister of the Presbyterian Church of Wales

The Dialogue of the Government of Wales (1594): Updated Text and Commentary, ed. John Gwynfor Jones

96 To Capt. John Nealson, of the Prince of Wales 7 July 1756 [f. 78]

97 To Capt. John Nealson, of the Prince of Wales 8 July 1756 [f. 79]

42 To Capt. John Nealson of the Snow prince of Wales, 14 June 1756 [f. 40]

119 To Capt. John Nealson [of the snow Prince of Wales], 21 July 1756 [f. 94]

COOPER, John Philip (1923 - 2011), Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Botany, University of Wales, 1984

MORGAN, John (1886 - 1957), Archbishop of Wales since 1949 and Bishop of Llandaff since 1939

LLOYD, John Edward (1861 - 1947), Emeritus Professor of History, University College of North Wales, Bangor

LEACH, John Catterall (1894 - 1941), HMS Prince of Wales; Director of Naval Ordnance, 1939

BEVERTON, Raymond John Heaphy (1922 - 1995), Emeritus Professor of Fisheries Science, University of Wales, since 1990

DUNCAN, John (1846 - 1914), part proprietor of South Wales Daily News, South Wales Echo, and Cardiff Times

CONNELL, Hugh John (1884 - 1934), member Legislative Assembly New South Wales, since 1920; Chairman of Committees, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, 1930–32

BEYNON, John Herbert (1923 - 2015), Professor Emeritus, University of Wales, since 1991

Thomas, Roger John Laugharne (born 1947), Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, since 2013


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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).

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