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John the Chanter [Johannes Cantor; nicknamed Planeta]locked

(d. 1191)
  • Frank Barlow

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John the Chanter [Johannes Cantor; nicknamed Planeta] (d. 1191), bishop of Exeter, is of uncertain identity. One contemporary, Ralph de Diceto, identifies him as a former cantor (precentor) of Exeter; and George Oliver believed that he had held that office for thirty years before his promotion to the bishopric. Another contemporary, ...

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