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Centelles, Jordi de
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c. 1433-1496. Spain. Jordi de Centelles was a Catalan canon, and translator of Antonio Beccadelli’s De dictis et factis Alphonsi regis Aragonum. Very little is known about the life of Jordi de Centelles. He was the illegitimate son of the count of Oliva, Francesc Gilabert de Centelles (1408-1481), who served Alfonso the Magnanimous from 1433 to 1458. It seems that Jordi was born during this period, probably soon after his father moved to Italy. He studied law and was canon in Valencia. He was apparently a highly pas…

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Paolini, Devid, “Centelles, Jordi de”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_191977>
First published online: 2016

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