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Benese, Richardlocked

(d. 1547)
  • Jonathan Hughes


Benese, Richard (d. 1547), Augustinian canon and surveyor, can probably be identified with the rector of Woodborough in Wiltshire, a benefice in the king's gift to which he was admitted in 1511, and which financed his study of canon law at Oxford. After five years' study at the university, he supplicated to proceed to BCnL on 6 July 1519. By this time he had resigned his benefice, and subsequently became an Augustinian canon at ...

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