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Becon, Johnlocked

(d. 1587)
  • Rosemary O'Day


Becon, John (d. 1587), ecclesiastical lawyer and reformer, was born in Suffolk of unknown parentage. Educated at St John's College, Cambridge, he was admitted as a scholar in 1559, graduated BA in 1561, was admitted a fellow on 21 March 1561, and proceeded MA in 1564. His degrees were incorporated at ...

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