Charlier, Giles

Charlier, Giles (Lat. Eqgidius Carlerius), a Belgian theologian, was born at Cambray, studied at Paris, was professor of theology in the College of Navarre, and from 1431 to 1472 dean of the Church of Cambray. In 1433 he attended the Council of Basle, and was commissioned by the synod to proceed to Prague, and endeavor to bring the. Bohemians to the council (see Labbe, Concil. xii, p. 1159-1248; in Canisius, Ant. Lect. iii). On his return to France, Charlier was elected dean of the faculty of theology at Paris, where he died, Nov. 23, 1473, leaving Sporta Fragmentorun (Brussels, 1478, 1479, 2 vols.), and several other unedited works. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale,.s.v.; Cave, Hist. Lit. ii, append. p. 193; Hefele, Concilien Geschichte, vii, 494, 514 sq.; Jungmann, in Wetzer u. Welte's Kirchen- Lexikon, s. ir. (B. P.)

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