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Cox, Richardlocked

(c. 1500–1581)
  • Felicity Heal

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Cox, Richard (c. 1500–1581), bishop of Ely, and one of the most influential of the first generation of protestant reformers, was born at Whaddon in Buckinghamshire. Nothing conclusive is known about his parents, though the heralds record his father's name as Richard.

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