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date: 21 August 2019

Vannes, Peterlocked

(c. 1488–1563)
  • L. E. Hunt

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Vannes, Peter (c. 1488–1563), diplomat and dean of Salisbury, was born in Lucca, Italy, the son of Stefano Vanni of Lucca. Vannes was the kinsman of Andrea Ammonius, a close friend of Erasmus, Latin secretary to Henry VIII, and one of the many Italian humanists who enjoyed favour at the English court. ...

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