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Wells, Hugh oflocked

(d. 1235)
  • David M. Smith

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Wells, Hugh of (d. 1235), bishop of Lincoln, was the eldest son of Edward of Wells, and was a native of the cathedral city in Somerset from which he took his name. It is not known in which year he was born but it is probable that he was an old man at the time of his death—as far as can be determined from the extant sources, he never left his episcopal residence of ...

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