Burchard (or Bouchard, Lat Buurcardus or Brocardus) (2)

Burchard (Or Bouchard, Lat. Buurcardus Or Brocardus) (2)

a German prelate and canonist, was born in Hesse. He attached himself to the archbishop of Mayence, and became preceptor of Conrad, called le Salique. In 1006 Otho III appointed him bishop of Worms. This prelate was not less noted for his profound knowledge of science than for his charity and exemplary life. He died in 1026. His principal work is Magnum Volumen Canonumn (Cologne, 1548). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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