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Piers, Johnlocked

(1522/3–1594)
  • Claire Cross

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Piers, John (1522/3–1594), archbishop of York, was born of humble parents at South Hinksey, near Oxford. He received his education first at Magdalen College School and then at Magdalen College itself, which he entered as a demy in 1542, graduating BA in 1545, MA in 1549, BTh in 1558, and DTh in 1566. Immediately after taking his BA he was elected to a fellowship at ...

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