Peter (Pierre) of Baume
Peter (Pierre) Of Baume (Lat. Petrus de Palma), general of the Dominicans, was born at Baume (county of Bourgogne) in the latter part of the 13th century. Having early embraced the rule of St. Dominic, he was sent in 1321 to Paris, and there gave public lessons upon the Livre des Sentences of Pierre Lombard. In 1343 he was elected general of his order by a unanimity of votes. He died in Paris March 1, 1345. He wrote Postillae in quatuor Evangelia, some copies of which are preserved at Basle and at Tours, and two Lettres Encycliques, which have not been printed. See Quetif et Echard, Script. ord. Praedic. 1:614. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 40:198.