Sędziwój of Czechel(234 words)

Jacek Soszyński

1410-76. Poland. Church official, scholar, diplomat and historian. Sędziwój studied arts at the University of Kraków (BA 1426; MA 1429) and theology at the University of Paris (1441-4). He taught theology at the Gniezno Cathedral School and became Gniezno Cathedral canon (before 1432). He acted as an envoy for the archbishop of Gniezno, attended the councils of Ferrara (1437-8) and Basel (1441-4), and was active in the service of King Casimir IV. In 1458-9 he joined the canons in Kłodawa to become provost (1459).

All his life Sędziwój of Czechel collected Latin works and docum…

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Jacek Soszyński. "Sędziwój of Czechel." Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle. Edited by: Graeme Dunphy. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 25 July 2014 <http://www.encquran.brill.nl/entries/encyclopedia-of-the-medieval-chronicle/sedziwoj-of-czechel-SIM_000096>
First appeared online: 2012
First Print Edition: isbn: 9789004184640, 20101111

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