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of Capua, Raymond, 1330-1399

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1330 - 1399

Raymond of Capua was a leading member of the Dominican Order and served as its Master General from 1380 until his death. First as Prior Provincial of Lombardy and then as Master General of the Order, Raymond undertook the restoration of Dominican religious life. For his success in this endeavor, he is referred to as its "second founder". Raymond worked also for the return of the papacy to Rome and for a solution to the Western schism. The important mystic and author, Catherine of Siena, accepted him as a spiritual director because of his burning passion for the Church and for the revival of religious life. He was beatified by the Catholic Church in 1899.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Raymond de Capua Legende de la vie de Sainte Catherine

Mss 470940
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 470940
Scope and Contents Leaf with miniature showing St. Catherine praying for her mother, and floral border on recto, done in Bruges at the atelier of Lievin van Lathem. From a manuscript now in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. Leaf removed prior to 1820. An additional leaf from this manuscript with a miniature of St. Catherine's head being presented to the Pope, shelved with Mss 470940.1.

Raymond of Capua Legende de la vie de Saint Catherine

Mss 470940.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 470940.1
Scope and Contents Leaf with miniature showing 4 Dominicans presenting the head of St. Catherine to the Pope, and floral border on recto, done in Bruges at the atelier of Lievin van Lathem. From a manuscript now in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. Leaf removed prior to 1820. An additional leaf from this manuscript, with a miniature of St. Catherine parying for her mother shelved with Mss 470940.