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Gonville [Gonvile], Edmundlocked

(d. 1351)
  • C. N. L. Brooke

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Gonville [Gonvile], Edmund (d. 1351), ecclesiastic and founder of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, came from a rising gentry family of French extraction, in the late thirteenth century recently settled in Norfolk. His brother, Nicholas Gonville, married the heir of the manor of ...

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