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Flemming, Robert (1416–1483), ecclesiastic and humanist, was born in the diocese of York, probably the illegitimate son of Robert Flemming, esquire, of Wath, near Ripon (d. 1459); his uncle Richard Flemming (d. 1431) was bishop of Lincoln, while his aunt Cecily (Cecilia)...

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Selling [Celling, Tyll], William (c. 1430–1494), humanist scholar and prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, was almost certainly born about 1430 at Selling, 8 miles west of Canterbury. Selling was to be his name in religion, but his parents were William and Agnes Tyll...

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Traversagni, Lorenzo Guglielmo [Laurentius Guilelmus Traversanus Savonensis, Laurence William of Savona] (c. 1425–1503), Franciscan friar and humanist scholar, was one of three Italian brothers, all authors. Evidence for the exact date of his birth in Savona is confusing; c.1425 is most probable. His father, ...