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Louth, William oflocked

(c. 1240–1298)
  • G. H. Martin


Louth, William of (c. 1240–1298), administrator and bishop of Ely, was presumably born at Louth in Lincolnshire, probably c.1240, judging by the chronology of his career. His parentage is unknown, but besides his early benefices in the diocese, which are not significant in themselves, there are some slight indications of a connection with the county. His appellation of master in the ...

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