The Late Medieval Age of Crisis and Renewal, 1300-1500: A Biographical Dictionary, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1567507492
  • ISBN-13: 9781567507492
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 546 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2001 | Published/Released November 2007
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Provides introductory information on 315 leading cultural figures of late medieval and early modern Europe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Abravanel, Isaac ben-Judah (1437–1508).
2: Agricola, Alexander (c. 1446–1506).
3: Agricola, Rudolf (1444–85).
4: Ailly, Pierre d’ (1351–1420).
5: Albarno, Montréal d’ (d. 1354).
6: Alberti, Leon Battista (1404–72).
7: Alexander VI, Pope (b. 1431, r. 1492–1503).
8: Alfonso V, “the African,” King of Portugal (b. 1432, r. 1438–81).
9: Alfonso V, “the Magnanimous,” King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily (b. 1396, r. 1412–58).
10: Amboise, Georges d’ (1460–1510).
11: Angelico, Fra (c. 1395/1400–1455).
12: Artevelde, Jacob van (c. 1290–1345).
13: Aureoli, Peter (1280?–1322).
14: Avignon, Juan de (fl. c. 1418).
15: Baconthorpe, John (c. 1290–c. 1350?).
16: Bardi, Contessina (c. 1400–1473).
17: Beauchamp, Richard (d. 1481).
18: Beaufort, Henry (1374–1447).
19: Beaufort, Margaret (1441–1509).
20: Beaujeau, Pierre de, Duc de Bourbon (1438–1503).
21: Beauneveu, André (1337–1403).
22: Bellini, Gentile (c. 1429–1507).
23: Bellini, Giovanni (c. 1431/36–1516).
24: Beltrán de la Cueva (d. 1492).
25: Benedict XII, Pope (b. 1284, r. 1334–42).
26: Benedict XIII, Anti-pope (b. 1342, r. 1394–1423).
27: Bernardino of Siena (1380–1444).
28: Bertrand, Pierre, (1280–1349).
29: Bessarion, John (1399?–1472).
30: Biel, Gabriel (c. 1410–95).
31: Binchois, Gilles (c. 1400–1460).
32: Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313–75).
33: Bondol, Jean de (c. 1330–85?).
34: Boner, Ulrich (c. 1290–1349).
35: Bosch, Hieronymus (c. 1450–1516).
36: Botticelli, Sandro (1444–1510).
37: Bourchier, Thomas (1411–86).
38: Bouts, Dirc (Dieric, Dirk, Thierry) (c. 1415–75).
39: Bracciolini, Gian Francesco Poggio (1380–1459).
40: Bradwardine, Thomas (1290?–1349).
41: Bramante, Donato d’Agnolo Lazzari (1444–1514).
42: Brant, Sebastian (1457–1521).
43: Bridget of Sweden, Saint (c. 1303–73).
44: Broederlam, Melchior (fl. 1378–99).
45: Brunelleschi, Filippo (1377–1446).
46: Bruni, Leonardo (1370–1444).
47: Buridan, Jean (1295–1358).
48: Cade, Jack (d. 1450).
49: Campin, Robert (c. 1378–1444).
50: Castagno, Andrea del (1419?–57).
51: Catherine of Siena, Saint (1347–80).
52: Cauchon, Pierre (1371–1442).
53: Caxton, William (c. 1421–91).
54: Celtis, Conrad (1459–1508).
55: Charles VI, King of France (b. 1368, r. 1380–1422).
56: Charles VII, King of France (b. 1403, r. 1422–61).
57: Charles VIII, King of France (b. 1470, r. 1483–98).
58: Charles the Bold (b. 1433, r. 1467–77).
59: Chartier, Alain (c. 1380–1430).
60: Chastellain, Georges (c. 1415–75).
61: Chaucer, Geoffrey (1341/43?–1400).
62: Chichele, Henry (c. 1362–1443).
63: Christine de Pizan (c. 1364–1431).
64: Chrysoloras, Manuel (c. 1353–1415).
65: Clement V, Pope (b. c. 1260, r. 1305–14).
66: Clement VI, Pope (b. 1290/91, r. 1342–52).
67: Coeur, Jacques (1395?–1456).
68: Colet, John (1467?–1519).
69: Columbus, Christopher (c. 1451–1506).
70: Commynes, Philippe de (c. 1447–1511).
71: Conrad of Geinhausen (c. 1320–90).
72: Cresques, Abraham (c. 1325–87).
73: Dante Alighieri (1265–1321).
74: Deschamps, Eustace (c. 1346–c. 1406).
75: Dias, Bartolomeo (1450–1500).
76: Domenico Veneziano (1405?–61).
77: Donatello (1386–1466).
78: Douglas, Sir James, “The Black Douglas,” Lord of Douglas (c. 1286–1330).
79: Durand of Saint-Pourçain (c. 1275–1334).
80: Eannes, Gilberto (c. 1415–c. 1450?).
81: Ebner, Margareta (1291–1351).
82: Eckhart, Meister Johan (c. 1260–1328).
83: Edward III, King of England (b. 1312, r. 1327–77).
84: Edward IV, King of England (b. 1442, r. 1461–83).
85: Edward of Woodstock, “the Black Prince” (1330–76).
86: Enrique IV, King of Castile (b. 1425, r. 1454–74).
87: Escobar, Andrés (Andreas) de (1367–c. 1439).
88: Este, Beatrice d’, Duchess of Milan (1475–97).
89: Este, Ercole I d’, Duke of Ferrara (1431–1505).
90: Eugenius IV, Pope (b. 1383, r. 1431–47).
91: Eyck, Hubert van (1366?–1426).
92: Eyck, Jan van (c: 1380–1441).
93: Eymeric, Nicholas (c. 1320–99).
94: Ferdinand V, King of Aragon and Spain (b. 1452, r. 1474–1516).
95: Ferrante I, King of Naples (b. 1423, r. 1458–94).
96: Ficino, Marsiglio (1433–99).
97: Fordun, John of (d. 1384–87?).
98: Fortescue, Sir John (c. 1390–1476).
99: Fouquet, Jean (1420–80).
100: Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1415, r. 1452–93).
101: Free, John (1430–65).
102: Froissart, Jean (c. 1338–c. 1404).
103: Fust, Johann (c. 1400–1466).
104: Gaguin, Robert (c. 1425–1501).
105: Galba, Joan Martí de (d. 1490).
106: Gama, Vasco da (1469?–1524).
107: Gascoigne, Thomas (1403–58).
108: Gaston III, Count de Foix (1331–91).
109: Geiler von Kaysersberg, Johan (1445–1510).
110: George of Podebrady, King of Bohemia (b. 1420, r. 1458–71).
111: Gerson, Jean (1363–1429).
112: Gersonides, Levi (1288–1344).
113: Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378?–1455).
114: Ghirlandaio, Domenico (1448/49–94).
115: Giotto di Bondone (c. 1267–1337).
116: Goes, Hugo van der (fl. c. 1470–82).
117: Gonzaga, Ludovico, Marquis of Mantua (1412–78).
118: González de Clavijo, Ruy (d. 1412).
119: González de Mendoza, Pedro (1428–95).
120: Gower, John (1330?–1408).
121: Grocyn, William (1446?–1519).
122: Groote, Gerard (1340–84).
123: Guarino da Verona (1384–1460).
124: Guesclin, Bertrand du (c. 1320–80).
125: Gutenberg, Johann (1394 or 1404–68).
126: Halevi (ha-Leví), Solomon (c. 1352–1435).
127: Hawkwood, Sir John (1320?–94).
128: Hegius, Alexander (1438–98).
129: Heinbuche, Henry, of Langenstein (1325–97).
130: Henry IV, King of England (b. 1367, r. 1399–1413).
131: Henry VI, King of England (1421–71, r. 1422–61, 1470–71).
132: Henry VII, King of England (b. 1457, r. 1485–1509).
133: Henry “the Navigator,” Prince of Portugal (1394–1460).
134: Henryson, Robert (c. 1425–c. 1505).
135: Hereford, Nicholas (1355?–1420?).
136: Higden, Ranulf (1280?–1364).
137: Hilton, Walter (d. 1395/96).
138: Hoccleve, Thomas (c. 1368–c. 1450).
139: Huguet, Jaime (before 1414–92).
140: Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (1391–1447).
141: Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego (1365–1404).
142: Hus, Jan (c. 1373–1415).
143: Inglés, Jorge (fl. c. 1455).
144: Innocent VI, Pope (b. 1282, r. 1352–62).
145: Innocent VIII, Pope (b. 1432, r. 1484–92).
146: Isabel, Queen of Castile (b. 1451, r. 1474–1504).
147: Jaime II, “the Just,” King-Count of Aragon and Catalonia (b. 1267, r. 1291–1327).
148: James I, King of Scotland (b. 1394, r. 1423–37).
149: James III, King of Scotland (b. 1451, r. 1460–88).
150: James IV, King of Scotland (b. 1473. r. 1488–1513).
151: Jerome of Prague (c. 1375?–1416).
152: Jiménez de Cisneros, Francisco, (1436–1517).
153: Joan of Arc (c. 1412–31).
154: João II, King of Portugal (b. 1455, r. 1481–95).
155: John XXII, Pope (b. 1244?, r. 1316–34).
156: John Capistrano, Saint (1385/86–1456).
157: John of Gaunt, (1340–99).
158: John of Jandun (c. 1285/89–1328).
159: John of Ragusa (d. 1443).
160: Juan II, King of Castile (b. 1406, r. 1419–54).
161: Juana of Castile (1462–1530).
162: Juliana of Norwich (1343–c. 1416).
163: Kempe, Margery (c. 1373–1438).
164: Knighton, Henry (c. 1315–1396?).
165: Kraft, Adam (c. 1455/60–1509).
166: Krämer, Heinrich (c. 1430–1505).
167: La Marche, Olivier de (1425–1502).
168: Landini, Francesco (1325–97).
169: Landino, Christoforo (1424–98).
170: Langland, William (c. 1332–1400).
171: Langmann, Adelheid (1306–75).
172: La Sale, Antoine de (c. 1385–1460).
173: Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519).
174: LeRoy, Guillaume (c. 1450–c. 1529).
175: Lippi, Fra Filippo (c. 1406–69).
176: Llull, Ramon, “the Blessed” (c. 1232–1316).
177: Lochner, Stephan (c. 1410–51).
178: Lopes, Fernão (c. 1380–c. 1460).
179: López de Ayala, Pero (1332–1407).
180: López de Córdoba, Leonor (c. 1362–c. 1412).
181: López de Mendoza, Iñigo (1398–1458).
182: Louis I, “the Great,” King of Hungary and Poland (b. 1326, r. 1342–82).
183: Louis IV, “the Bavarian,” King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1287, r. 1314–47).
184: Louis XI, King of France (b. 1423, r. 1461–83).
185: Luder, Peter (1415–74).
186: Luna, Álvaro de (c. 1388–1453).
187: Lydgate, John (c. 1370–1449).
188: Lyndwood, William (c. 1375–1446).
189: Machaut, Guillaume de (1300–1377).
190: Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1416–71).
191: Manetti, Giannozzo (1396–1459).
192: Manrique, Jorge (1440–79).
193: Mantegna, Andrea (1431?–1506).