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Brewer, Williamlocked

(d. 1244)
  • Frank Barlow

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Brewer, William (d. 1244), bishop of Exeter, was a nephew and protégé of the baron William Brewer, an important royal servant with considerable territorial interests and frequent employment in Devon; nothing is known of either his parentage or his education. Through his namesake's influence ...

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Chancery records (Public Record Office)
H. R. Luard, ed., , 7 vols., RS, 57 (1872–83)