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date: 30 March 2020

Merton, Walter oflocked

(c. 1205–1277)
  • G. H. Martin

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