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Breton [Bretun], John le [John Brito]locked

(d. 1275)
  • Alan Harding

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Breton [Bretun], John le [John Brito] (d. 1275), justice and bishop of Hereford, was chosen bishop from among the canons of Hereford in January 1269 and was consecrated on 2 June of that year. On his death in 1275 certain chronicles describe him as an 'expert in English laws, who had written a book about them called ...

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English Historical Society
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
H. R. Luard, ed., , 5 vols., RS, 36 (1864–9)
Chancery records (Public Record Office)