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Bennet, Robertlocked

(d. 1617)
  • William Richardson


Bennet, Robert (d. 1617), bishop of Hereford, was the son of Leonard Bennet of Baldock, Hertfordshire, and his wife, Margaret Langley. Having matriculated as a pensioner at Trinity College, Cambridge, in Easter term 1563, Bennet proceeded BA in 1566–7 and was admitted as a minor fellow in September 1567. He became a major fellow in April 1570, took an MA the same year, and served as university preacher in 1576. He was incorporated at ...

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