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Croxley [Crokesley], Richard oflocked

(d. 1258)
  • Nicholas Vincent


Croxley [Crokesley], Richard of (d. 1258), abbot of Westminster and royal councillor, was probably a native of Croxley in Hertfordshire. He first appears as a monk of Westminster in the late 1230s, as the abbey's proctor to the papal curia. In 1242 he escorted a relic of the Virgin's girdle to the king and queen in ...

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H. R. Luard, ed., , 7 vols., RS, 57 (1872–83)
Chancery records (Public Record Office)