Lives Of The English Cardinals (volume 1); Including Historical Notices Of The Papal Court, From…

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byRobert Folkestone Williams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. JOHN OF TOLEDO, CARDINAL PRIEST. Oriental Scholarship and Science--John a Cistercian Monk--Arabian Scholars in the Anglican Church--Bishop Grosstete--Delay in Electing a Pope--Innocent IV. offers to visit England--elevates John of Toledo to be a Cardinal--Flight of the Pope--Cardinal John with the Papal Court--the Council of Lyons--the Pope's Charge--Defence of the Emperor--his Condemnation--Impoverishing of England through Papal Exactions--Cardinal John remonstrates with the Pope--New Sects--Death of the Emperor--the Lady of Lyons--Bishop Grosst6te a Reformer--his Interview with Pope Innocent--Richard of Cornwall--Archbishop Boniface--Sewal, Archbishop of York--the Ribalds--the English Cardinal--Death of Pope Innocent--the Sicilian Swindle--Alexander IV.--Dispute in Paris--Revolt in Rome--Begging Friars--Urban IV. creates John a Cardinal Priest--Provisions of Oxford--another Legate in England--the Inquisition--Gregory X.--Death of John of Toledo. TOLEDO was in the fourth quarter of the twelfth century in great repute as the centre of oriental scholarship. The cultivation by the Spanish Arabs of literature and science had made it eminent in Europe as a university, and several Englishmen were attracted there by the facilities the city afforded for study. Among others was Daniel de Merlai, the author of the once celebrated treatise "De Naturis Inferiorum et Superiorum," who took back to England not only considerable erudition, but a vast supply of MSS. Previously to this, however, Oriental literature had attracted the attention of English scholars who studied in Spain. Such was Robert de Retines, archdeacon of Pampeluna, who assisted in translating the Koran. Athelard of Bath, "Philosophus Anglorum," was also profoundly learned in Arabian scien...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. JOHN OF TOLEDO, CARDINAL PRIEST. Oriental Scholarship and Science--John a Cistercian Monk--Arabian Scholars in th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217505651

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