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Fountains, John of [John de Fontibus]locked

(d. 1225)
  • Dorothy M. Owen


Fountains, John of [John de Fontibus] (d. 1225), abbot of Fountains and bishop of Ely, is so called from his connection with the Cistercian monastery of Fountains, Yorkshire, where he was abbot between 1211 and 1219. However, nothing is known of his origins or his monastic career before he was blessed as abbot by the bishop of ...

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