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Jacques de Vitry

(Jacob of Vitry; ca. 1170 [1180?]–ca. 1240). B. probably Vitry near Reims, Fr.; bp. Acre 1216; cardinal bp. Tusculum ca. 1228; elected patriarch Jerusalem ca. 1239 but not instated by pope; active in Crusades.* Works include Historia orientalis.

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