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Stanford, Sir Williamlocked

(1509–1558)
  • J. H. Baker

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Stanford, Sir William (1509–1558), judge and legal writer, was born on 20 August 1509, the second son of William Stanford, mercer, of London, and Margaret Gedney (d. 1541). He is said by Wood to have been 'among the Oxonians' (Wood, Ath. Oxon....

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A. Wood, , 2 vols. (1691–2); 2nd edn (1721); new edn, ed. P. Bliss, 4 vols. (1813–20); repr. (1967) and (1969)
S. T. Bindoff, ed., , 3 vols. (1982)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London