Cholet (Coliti, Cioleti, or Carlet), Jean
Cholet (Coliti, Cioleti, or Carlet), JEAN
a French prelate, was born at Nointel, in Beauvais. After having been canon of the cathedral of Beauvais, he was created cardinal in 1281, and was charged with different missions by popes Martin IV and Nicholas IV, which deeply involved him in the political affairs of his times. He founded the College of the Cholets, upon the mount of St. Genevieve. Cholet died August 2, 1291. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.