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Penny, Johnlocked

(d. 1520)
  • T. Y. Cocks

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Penny, John (d. 1520), abbot of Leicester and bishop of Carlisle, was probably born at Leicester, where his father, John Penny (d. 1496), was a freeman of the borough c.1452 and mayor in 1481–2; his mother's name was Isabella Penny. His education is uncertain: he is said to have gone to ...

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