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John Colet
b. 1467 – d. September 10, 1519 • Scholar • Teacher • Theologian
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Colet, John
Colet, John (1466?–1519), Dean of *St Paul’s. The son of Sir Henry Colet, who had been twice Lord Mayor of London, he studied probably at Magdalen College, *Oxford, and later in Paris and Italy, where he learned Greek. He returned c. 1497 to Oxford, where he delivered a series of lectures on St Paul’s
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Colet, John
Colet, John (1466–1519). English humanist, reformer in the style of ⇒Erasmus. He was born in London and educated at Oxford University. After Oxford, he traveled to Paris and Italy, where he continued his studies for seven years. During that time he came to know Erasmus. After his return to Oxford, he
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Colet, John
Colet, John (c. 1466–1519). Son of a wealthy and powerful Lord Mayor of London, John Colet’s life was lived in humble service to the Church in England. Inspired by Christian humanists at Oxford, Colet traveled to France and Italy for further study then returned to the university with a new vision for
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Colet, John
Colet, John (c. 1466–1519)Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral; educatorSon of Henry Colet, twice London’s lord mayor, Colet was educated at Oxford. He also studied in France and Italy, where he added Greek to his existing knowledge of Latin. Ordained in 1497, Colet returned to Oxford to deliver his momentous