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Peckham, John
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(c. 1230, Patcham, Sussex – Dec 8, 1292, Mortlake, Surrey). After joining the Franciscans in 1250, Peckham studied in Paris and Oxford. From 1269 to 1271 he taught as magister regens in Paris, lecturing on the Sentences of Peter Lombard; from 1272 to 1275 he taught at Oxford, where he introduced the disputatio de quolibet (Disputation: II). He defended the Franciscan ideal of poverty (IV) against the Dominican R. Kilwardby. In 1275 he was made provincial of the Franciscan order in England; in 1276 he attended the general chapter in Padua, and in 12…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Peckham, John”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10896>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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