Colley, John (DNB00)

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COLLEY, JOHN (fl. 1440), theological writer, was a member of the Carmelite convent at Doncaster. He is said to have been an elegant Latin writer and an eloquent preacher, and to have written the following works : 'De Passione Christi,' 'De Laudibus Apostolorum,' 'Sermones,' 'Epistolse ad Diversos.' It does not appear that any of these writings are known to exist.

[Bale's Scriptt. Brit. Cat. ; Pits, De Angl. Scriptt. ; Tanner's Bibl. Brit. ; Bibliotheca Carmelitana, i. 827.]

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