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Cressingham, Hugh oflocked

(d. 1297)
  • Henry Summerson

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Cressingham, Hugh of (d. 1297), administrator and justice, took his name from Great Cressingham in Norfolk. He was of illegitimate birth, the son of William of Cressingham and a woman named Emma. Many times referred to as a cleric, he must have taken at least minor orders. But his earliest employment appears to have been as a clerk in the courts at ...

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