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Grosseteste, Robertlocked

(c. 1170–1253)
  • R. W. Southern

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Grosseteste, Robert (c. 1170–1253), scientist, theologian, and bishop of Lincoln, combined a very humble origin with torrential energy, great ability, and a rarely paralleled breadth of intellectual interests. His career followed no ordinary pattern, and can be divided into five distinct periods.

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