The family came to prominence when Francesco della Rovere, a Franciscan friar from an obscure noble family based in the far-flung Marche region, became Pope in 1471.
As the prayer evolved, so did the congregation, grappling with an issue that Reamer says goes to the very core of his mission as a Franciscan friar .
At the height of the indulgence sale, Martin Luther, an Augustinian friar from Germany, traveled to Rome and was shocked by what he saw.
Such language, even coming as it was from the mouth of a Dominican friar , was bound to get Savonarola in trouble.
He was in early life a Dominican friar , but broke from his order and left Italy to avoid prosecution for heresy.
He was a man who was in training to wear the brown robe of a Franciscan friar .
While scholars had already located several copies of the other two, the Abbotsford House book is the only known translation by Osbern Bokenham, the Augustinian friar and poet.
A Franciscan friar , much of Bacon's life is obscure, but he was born in Somerset and probably studied at Oxford before teaching in Paris.
Thomas Aquinas was a Dominican friar , and a theological giant.
It is possible that the panel was painted for a Franciscan friar - presumably someone of standing, or who had wealthy connections outside the convent.