Conington, John an English theologian of the 14th century, early took the Franciscan habit, and: became general of the order. He defended the papacy against William of Occam. He died at Cambridge in 1330, leaving Sermones Solemnes in Quadagesimam Gregorii: — De Magistro Sententiarum: — De Christo Domino, etc. See Hoefer. Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.