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Ailly, Pierre d'

(Petrus de Alliaco; ca. 1350/51–1420). B. probably near Compiègne, Fr.; educ. Paris; cardinal 1411; theol.; promoted reformer of the ch.; prominent at Council of Constance*; placed Bible above canon* law, ecumenical councils (see Councils and Synods, 4) above the pope. See also Councils and Synods, 7; Gerson, Jean de.

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