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Blois, William delocked

(d. 1206)
  • David M. Smith


Blois, William de (d. 1206), bishop of Lincoln, is of uncertain origins, although presumably he came from Blois in France. He had the title magister and taught at the schools of Paris for a time—Gerald of Wales related an amusing story of his resisting the importunate demands of a Parisian lady who had inveigled him into her house as a guest. ...

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