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Latimer, Hughlocked

(c. 1485–1555)
  • Susan Wabuda


Latimer, Hugh (c. 1485–1555), bishop of Worcester, preacher, and protestant martyr, was born at Thurcaston, a village north of Leicester. Most accounts of his life mention the passage in a court sermon of 1549 referring to his parents and their hard-won prosperity: 'My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of ...

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