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Samsonlocked

(d. 1112)
  • Mary Bateson
  • , revised by Marios Costambeys

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Samson (d. 1112), bishop of Worcester, born at Douvres, near Caen in Normandy, was the son of Osbert and Muriel, members of the Norman aristocracy. Thomas (I) of Bayeux (d. 1100), archbishop of York, was his brother. Samson was sent to study philosophy at ...

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