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Sherwood [Shirwood], William oflocked

(d. in or before 1272)
  • E. J. Ashworth


Sherwood [Shirwood], William of (d. in or before 1272), logician and ecclesiastic, was presumably born in Nottinghamshire. The details of his early career are not known, though it is likely that he studied at Oxford, and he most probably wrote his logical treatises in the late 1230s and 1240s. Some authorities claim that he taught at the ...

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