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Nevinson [Nevynson], Stephenlocked

(c. 1520–1580)
  • Diarmaid MacCulloch

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Nevinson [Nevynson], Stephen (c. 1520–1580), biographer and ecclesiastical lawyer, was born about 1520, the second son of Richard Nevinson of Newby, Westmorland. His first cousin Christopher Nevinson was diocesan commissary to Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, and married Cranmer's niece. This family connection with the central figure of the English Reformation was crucial for ...

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