Waldensis, Thomas, Dd
Waldensis, Thomas, D.D.
a learned. English Carmelite, was born at Walden, in Essex, about 1367. His father's name was John Netter, but he chose to be called from the place of his nativity. He became the champion of the Church against the Reformers of the reign of Henry IV; and in that of Henry V, whose favorite he was, he rose to be provincial of his order and a privy councilor. Henry V died in his arms; and he himself died while attending the youthful monarch, Henry VI, in France, in 1430.