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Gray, Williamlocked

(c. 1388–1436)
  • Roy Martin Haines

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Gray, William (c. 1388–1436), diplomat and bishop of Lincoln, obtained letters dimissory for the priesthood in 1414, and was therefore probably born about 1388 or shortly thereafter. The papal registers describe him as 'by both parents of a noble race of earls and barons' (...

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