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Goodman, Godfreylocked

  • Nicholas W. S. Cranfield


Goodman, Godfrey (1583–1656), bishop of Gloucester, was born in Ruthin, Denbighshire, on 28 February 1583, the second son of Godfrey Goodman (c.1539–1587), a former chapter clerk at Westminster Abbey, and his wife, Jane Croxton (c.1558–1638), a local woman who was the daughter of a ...

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