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Johnlocked

(d. 1137)
  • Martin Brett

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John (d. 1137), bishop of Rochester, was the son of the sister of Archbishop Ralph d'Escures of Canterbury (and so also perhaps the nephew of the archbishop's half-brother Seffrid, successively abbot of Glastonbury and bishop of Chichester). Described by Eadmer as a clerk of virtuous life, and with all his uncle's celebrated ease of manner, he was among the delegation sent to ...

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