William of Ware

Yes, I’m back at the Marian Library. I’m learning plenty of information about the Blessed Virgin Mary — things that are worth learning. Right now in one of my classes we are going over the history of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. One of the figures in this history is William of Ware. He believed in the doctrine and taught Bl. John Duns Scotus.

I can see a “Who’s on first” routine developing with this name.
He’s William of Ware.
He’s Bill of where?
That’s what I said.
Where is Bill from?
That’s right.
He’s from that’s right?
No, he’s from Ware.
Where is Ware?
It’s right where it is!
Wait a minute, I want to know where Bill is from.
I told you. He’s from Ware.
That’s what I want to know.
And I’m telling you……