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Giffard, Walterlocked

(c. 1225–1279)
  • R. B. Dobson


Giffard, Walter (c. 1225–1279), archbishop of York, was the son of a royal justice, Hugh Giffard of Boyton in Wiltshire, and his wife, Sybil, daughter and coheir of Walter de Cormeilles. Probably their eldest son, he was the older brother of Godfrey Giffard...

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W. H. Bliss, C. Johnson, & J. Twemlow, eds., (1893–)
Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York
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