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Seagrave [Segrave], Gilbertlocked

(b. before 1258, d. 1316)
  • Philippa Hoskin

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Seagrave [Segrave], Gilbert (b. before 1258, d. 1316), bishop of London, was the son of Nicholas of Seagrave, first Lord Seagrave (1238?–1295), and his wife, Maud (Matilda). His date of birth is not recorded, although he seems to have been born in the mid-thirteenth century: he received his first benefice in 1279 and if he was then at least twenty-one, as canon law decreed, he can have been born no later than 1258. He received a university education, since he is called ...

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