Courtecuisse, Jean De
Courte-cuisse, Jean De (Lat. Johannes de Brevicoxa, also de Curtacoxa, or de Cortohosa), a French prelate and theologian, was born at Hallaines, in the Passais (Maine), about 1350. He was educated at the College of Navarre, in Paris, made doctor in 1388, chancellor of the university in 1418, bishop of Paris in 1420, and died at Geneva in 1425. Living at a time when the question of papal schism was rife, he wrote several controversial tracts and sermons, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.