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Whitgift, Johnlocked

  • William Joseph Sheils


Whitgift, John (1530/31?–1604), archbishop of Canterbury, was the eldest son of Henry Whitgift of Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, and his wife, Anne Dynewell. Uncertainty surrounds the date of his birth, some sources quoting 1533, but as he himself recorded that he had reached his sixtieth year in 1590, 1530 or 1531 seem likelier dates. The ...

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