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Whiting, Richardlocked

(d. 1539)
  • Nicholas Doggett


Whiting, Richard (d. 1539), abbot of Glastonbury, is of unknown origins (a statement that he was a son of one of the abbey's tenants at nearby Wrington cannot be substantiated). He became a Benedictine monk at Glastonbury, where he may have studied as a child during the abbacy of ...

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