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Dygon [Wyldebore], Johnlocked

(c. 1482–1566?)
  • Roger Bowers

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Dygon [Wyldebore], John (c. 1482–1566?), Benedictine monk and composer, was a nephew of John Dygon, abbot of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury, and was himself a monk of St Augustine's in 1505 when he was ordained subdeacon; he occurs as sub-prior in 1521 and prior in 1535. A good example of the pre-dissolution monastic intellectual, he studied in ...

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