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Lovell, Sir Thomaslocked

(c. 1449–1524)
  • S. J. Gunn


Lovell, Sir Thomas (c. 1449–1524), administrator and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Ralph Lovell of Beachamwell, a cadet of the Lovells of Barton Bendish, a minor family of Norfolk gentry. Like many men of his station, he sought his fortune through study of the law. He was admitted to ...

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