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date: 21 October 2019

Bancroft, Johnlocked

(1574–1641)
  • Nicholas W. S. Cranfield

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Bancroft, John (1574–1641), bishop of Oxford, was born at Asthall, Oxfordshire, between Burford and Minster Lovell in the Cotswolds. His father, Christopher, was brother of Richard Bancroft (bap. 1544, d. 1610), bishop of London and later archbishop of Canterbury, and through his paternal grandmother he was great-great-nephew of ...

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