Jean de Picquigny

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Jean de Picquigny
Réformateur-Enquêteur
Died 1304
Perugia

Jean de Picquigny was a French noble from Amiens who was viceroy of Languedoc. Known for arresting Bishop Bernard Saisset in 1301 as well as freeing Inquisition prisoners in Carcassonne, along with Bernard Délicieux, in 1303. For these controversial actions, he was excommunicated in 1303.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Shea, Stephen (2011). The Friar Of Carcassonne. Douglas & McIntyre. pp. xix. ISBN 978-1-55365-551-0.