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Bek familylocked

(per. c. 1150–c. 1350)
  • Philip Morgan


Bek family (per.c. 1150–c. 1350), gentry, is principally noteworthy for having produced four bishops in two generations in the reigns of Edward I and Edward III. The family owed its estates at Eresby and elsewhere in Lincolnshire to the marriage of ...

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