Fra Angelico
The Italian artist Guido di Pietro da Mugello, better known as Fra Angelico, was considered blessed even before he was beatified because of the way he lived ...
Filippo Lippi
Inside Prato's Cathedral discover some of the most beautiful frescoes of all the Renaissance. They depict the Stories of Saint Stephen and of Saint John the ...
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ˌdɛzɪˈdɪəriəs ɪˈræzməs/; 27 October 1466 – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social c...
Martin of Arles
Martinus de Arles y Andosilla (1451?–1521) was doctor of theology and canon in Pamplona and archdeacon of Aibar, author of a tractatus de superstitionibus, contra maleficia seu sortilegia quae h...
Carlo de' Medici
Carlo di Cosimo de' Medici (1428 or 1430 – May 29, 1492) was an Italian priest. A member of the powerful Medici family, he became a senior clergyman and collector.
Born at Florence, he was...
Quentin Poulet
Quentin Poulet (fl. 1477–1506) was a Burgundian Catholic priest, known as a scribe, illuminator, and librarian, from Lille. Between 1492 and at least 1506, when he disappears from the historical reco...
Arnold Pannartz and Konrad Sweynheim
Arnold Pannartz and Konrad Sweinheim were two printers of the 15th century. Pannartz died about 1476, Sweinheim in 1477. Pannartz was, perhaps, a native of Prague, and Sweinheim of Eltville near Mainz...
John Purvey
John Purvey (c. 1354 – c. 1414) was one of the leading followers of the English theologian and reformer John Wycliffe during the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. He was born around 1354 ...
Gabriel Biel
Gabriel Biel, C.R.S.A. (1420 to 1425 – 7 December 1495), was a German scholastic philosopher and member of the Canons Regular of the Congregation of Windesheim, who were the clerical counterpart to th...
John Hepburn (prior)
John Hepburn, Prior of Saint Andrews (died after 20 July 1525) was the son of Patrick Hepburn, 1st Lord of Hailes. He established Saint Leonards College at the University of St Andrews in 1512. In aro...
James of the Marches
St. James of the Marches, O.F.M., (ca. 1391 – 28 November 1476) (Italian: Giacomo della Marca) was an Italian Friar Minor, preacher and writer.
He was born Dominic Gangala in the early 1390s ...
Pelbartus Ladislaus of Temesvár
Pelbartus Ladislaus de Temesvár (or Temeswar) (1430 – 9 January 1504) was a Franciscan writer and preacher.
He was born in 1430 in Temesvár, Hungary (now Timişoara, Romania). In 1458 he went to th...
Garcias de Cisneros
Garcias de Cisneros (1455–1510) (also Garcia de Cisneros) was the abbot at the abbey of Montserrat in Spain.As one of the early Spanish mystics, he was a pioneer in the use of meditative techniques, h...
Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico (born Guido di Pietro; c. 1395 – February 18, 1455) was an Early Italian Renaissance painter described by Vasari in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects as ...
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs
'Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs' is a European mobility scheme initiated by the European Union in 2009, which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to get a first-hand, practical coachin...
Marin Barleti
Marin Barleti (Latin: Marinus Barletius, Italian: Marino Barlezio; ca. 1450–60 – ca. 1512–13) was a historian and Catholic priest from Shkodra. He is considered the first Albanian historian be...
Henry Sever
Henry Sever DD (died 1471) was an English medieval divine and educational administrator.Sever became the senior proctor at Merton College, Oxford in 1427.Sever was the chaplain and almoner of King ...
Piovano Arlotto
Arlotto Mainardi (1396–1484), known variously as Pievano Arlotto or Piovano Arlotto, was a priest known for jests and "pleasantries." The Motti e facezie del Piovano Arlotto, by an anonymous friend, r...
Matthew Carrieri
The Blessed Matthew Carrieri, O.P., (Italian: Matteo Carrieri; ca 1420 – 5 October 1470) was a Dominican friar noted for the "austerity of his life." He was the spiritual instructor of Steph...
Bálint Alsáni
Bálint Alsáni (French: Valentin d'Alsan; c. 1330 – 19 November 1408) was bishop of Pécs in the Kingdom of Hungary from 1374 to his death in 1408.
He was a member of the kindred (gens) of Szent...
Ralph Hamsterley
Ralph Hamsterley (died August 1518) was a Master of University College, Oxford, England.Hamsterley was a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He had livings and canonries in Durham, Essex, and Northampto...
Filippo Lippi
Fra' Filippo Lippi, O.Carm. (c. 1406 – 8 October 1469), also called Lippo Lippi, was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento (15th century).
Lippi was born in Florence to Tommaso, a butcher, ...
John of Sahagún
John of Sahagún, O.E.S.A. (Spanish: Juan de Sahagún), (24 June 1419 – 11 June 1479) was a Spanish Augustinian friar and priest. He was a leading preacher regarding social behavior of his day. He h...
Adalbert of Saxony
Adalbert of Saxony (8 May 1467 in Meissen – 1 May 1484 in Aschaffenburg) was administrator of the Archdiocese of Mainz as Adalbart III.Adalbert was the son of Elector Ernest of Saxony and his wi...
Richard Ullerston
Richard Ullerston DD (died August or September 1423) was a Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor of Oxford University. Ullerston was born in the Duchy of Lancaster, England. Having been ordained priest in De...
Pedro de Córdoba
Pedro de Córdoba OP (c.1460–1525) was a Spanish missionary, author and inquisitor on the island of Hispaniola. He was first to denounce the Spanish system known as the Encomienda, which amounte...
Arnold of Bergen
Arnold of Bergen (Norwegian: Arend) (died 1434) was bishop of Bergen, Norway, and a non-ordained, short-lived Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden.As Olaus Laurentii, in 1432, was elected by the Chapter ...