Jean de Gagny

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Jean de Gagny[1] (died 1549) was a French theologian.

He was at the Collège de Navarre in 1524.[2] He became Rector of the University of Paris, in 1531, and Almoner Royal,[3] in 1536. In 1546 he became Chancellor of the University of Paris.[4]

He published some significant Roman Catholic commentaries on parts of the New Testament.[5] He was also a business partner of the typographer Claude Garamond,[6] and collector of manuscripts, particularly of patristic works.[2] His position close to Francis I of France gave him access to monastic libraries.[7]

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