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Wallingford, Richardlocked

(c. 1292–1336)
  • J. D. North


Wallingford, Richard (c. 1292–1336), abbot of St Albans and astronomer, was born at Wallingford, near Oxford, the son of William, a blacksmith, and his wife, Isabella. On his father's death (c.1302) he was adopted by William Kirkeby, the prior of the Benedictine cell of ...

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