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date: 16 April 2021

Merton, Walter oflocked

(c. 1205–1277)
  • G. H. Martin


Merton, Walter of (c. 1205–1277), administrator, bishop of Rochester, and founder of Merton College, Oxford, was the son of William Cook (le Kuk, le Keu) of Basingstoke, Hampshire, and in his early years was known as Walter of Basingstoke. His father, who died ...

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Merton College, Oxford
H. R. Luard, ed., , 5 vols., RS, 36 (1864–9)
Oxford Historical Society
British Library, London
Chancery records (Public Record Office)