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Ailly, Pierre d'
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(1351, Compiègne - Aug 9, 1420, Avignon) studied in Paris, took the M.A. in 1368 and the Mag. theol. in 1381; in 1375, he became canon in Soissons, in 1381 in Noyon, later also in Meaux, Amiens, Cambrai, Compiègne, Rouen and Paris; he was rector of the Collège de Navarre from 1384 to 1389 and became father-confessor to Charles VI in 1389. From 1389 to 1395 he was chancellor of the university of Paris. In 1395, he became bishop of Le Puy, in 1397 of Noyon and Cambrai. He participated in the Council of Pisa. He became cardinal in 1411 and legate in Germany in 1413. He engage…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Ailly, Pierre d'”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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