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  Walter Burleigh Thomas Bradwardine  

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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume I. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance.

X. English Scholars of Paris and Franciscans of Oxford.

§ 22. Scholars of Oxford: John Baconthorpe.


Among the opponents of the mendicant orders at Oxford, about 1321, was a scholar of Paris and Oxford and a precursor of Wyclif, named John Baconthorpe (d. 1346), a man of exceedingly diminutive stature, who is known as the Resolute Doctor, and as the great glory of the Carmelites. A voluminous writer of theological and scholastic treatises (including commentaries on Aristotle), he was long regarded as the prince of the Averroists, and nearly three centuries after his death his works were still studied in Padua.   72

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