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Durdent, Walterlocked

(d. 1159)
  • M. J. Franklin


Durdent, Walter (d. 1159), bishop of Coventry, bore a surname that probably translates into English as Hardtooth, and was not a euphemism for ‘hard man’, even though he began his career as Archbishop Theobald's protégé, appointed to oversee the monks of Canterbury Cathedral priory...

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