Chancellor of the University of Paris

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The Chancellor of the University of Paris was originally the chancellor
Chancellor (ecclesiastical)
Two quite distinct officials of some Christian churches have the title Chancellor.*In some churches, the Chancellor of a diocese is a lawyer who represents the church in legal matters....

 of the chapter of Notre Dame de Paris
Notre Dame de Paris
Notre Dame de Paris , also known as Notre Dame Cathedral, is a Gothic, Roman Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. It is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris: that is, it is the church that contains the cathedra of...

. The University of Paris
University of Paris
The University of Paris was a university located in Paris, France and one of the earliest to be established in Europe. It was founded in the mid 12th century, and officially recognized as a university probably between 1160 and 1250...

 ceased to exist in 1970, though the related position, Chancellor of the Universities of Paris is currently held by Maurice Quénet.

13th century

  • Praepositinus
    Praepositinus
    Praepositinus was an Italian Dominican scholastic philosopher and theologian. He was a liturgical commentator, and supporter a res-theory of belief. He discussed intentional contexts....

     (1206-1209)
  • Robert of Courçon
    Robert of Courçon
    Robert of Courçon was an English cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.-Life:He was born sometime between 1160 and 1170 in Derbyshire, England; possibly in the village of Kedleston. After having studied at Oxford, Paris, and Rome, he became the Chancellor of the University of Paris in 1211...

     (1211-)
  • Philip the Chancellor
    Philip the Chancellor
    Philip the Chancellor was a French theologian and Latin lyric poet. He was the illegitimate son of Philippe, Archdeacon of Paris , and was part of a family of powerful clerics. He was born and studied theology in Paris. He was chancellor of Notre Dame de Paris starting in 1217 until his death, and...

     (1217-1236)
  • Walter of Château-Thierry
    Walter of Château-Thierry
    Walter of Château-Thierry was a French theologian and scholastic philosopher. He became bishop of Paris in the final year of his life....

     (1246-1249)
  • Erich von Veire
  • Étienne Tempier
    Étienne Tempier
    Étienne Tempier was a French bishop of Paris during the 13th century...

     (1263-1268)

14th century

  • Robert de Bardis
    Robert de Bardis
    Robert de Bardis was a 14th century Chancellor of the University of Paris and a member of the Florentine Bardi banking family. He became chancellor of the Sorbonne in 1336. His financial resources placed him on the same level as the chancellor of Seville. de Bardis was a highly regarded scholar of...

     (1336-)
  • Grimerius Bonifacci
  • John of Calore
    John of Calore
    John of Calore was Chancellor of the University of Paris in the late 14th century. He was one of a number of theologians who was investigated for suspect teaching, based on statements he made during vespers. The inquiry concerning John of Calore, as a bachelor of theology, came in 1363...

  • John Blanchard
  • Pierre d'Ailly
    Pierre d'Ailly
    Pierre d'Ailly was a French theologian, astrologer, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church....

     (1389-1395)
  • Jean Gerson
    Jean Gerson
    Jean Charlier de Gerson , French scholar, educator, reformer, and poet, Chancellor of the University of Paris, a guiding light of the conciliar movement and one of the most prominent theologians at the Council of Constance, was born at the village of Gerson, in the bishopric of Reims in...

     (1395-)

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