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Romanus, John [John le Romeyn]locked

(c. 1230–1296)
  • David M. Smith


Romanus, John [John le Romeyn] (c. 1230–1296), archbishop of York, was the illegitimate son of another John Romanus (d. 1255/6), an Italian ecclesiastic who settled in England. Little is known about the Romanus family: in 1225 the elder John received a papal letter from ...

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