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Wright, Robertlocked

  • D. J. Oldridge


Wright, Robert (1560–1643), bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire. He matriculated from Trinity College, Oxford, on 11 November 1574, aged fourteen, and that year was elected a scholar. He graduated BA on 13 June 1580, became a college fellow in the following year, and proceeded MA on 7 July 1584, BD on 6 April 1592, and DD in July 1597. In 1596 he edited a book of Latin elegies, ...

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