(Guillaume de Champeaux; Guglielmus de Campellis; ca. 10701121). Scholastic philos.; b. Champeaux, Fr.; studied under Anselm* of Laon and Roscellinus*; taught in the cathedral school of Notre Dame, Paris; archdeacon of Paris ca. 1100 (retired 1108); founded Order of St. Victor (see Victorines); bp. Châlons-sur-Marne 1113; differed with P. Abelard,* one of his pupils, over universals (words that can be applied to more than 1 particular thing); realist.
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