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Baconthorpe [Baco], Johnlocked

(c. 1290–1345x52)
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Baconthorpe [Baco], John (c. 1290–1345x52), Carmelite friar and theologian, was born at Baconsthorpe, near South Erpingham in Norfolk. According to his younger contemporary John Trisse, Baconthorpe was 'tiny' (minimus), though 'very great in his wisdom and learning' (Xiberta, 206). Probably at a young age, he entered the Carmelite convent at ...

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