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Bel, Jean le (c. 1290–1370), ecclesiastic and chronicler, was of noble rank, according to the chronicler Jean d'Outremeuse. He was born about 1290 into a patrician Liégeois family with important dynastic links to the more rurally based nobility. His father was the armigerous ...

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Benet, John (d. 1474), priest and chronicler, is differentiated from contemporaries of the same name by being vicar of Harlington, Bedfordshire, from 17 March 1443 to 1471 and then rector of Broughton, Huntingdonshire, from 4 October 1471 to his death some time before November 1474. He may have been one of two ...

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Diceto, Ralph de (d. 1199/1200), chronicler and ecclesiastic, is of unknown origins. His surname has given rise to much discussion; William Stubbs pronounced it 'an artificial name, adopted by its bearer as the Latin name of a place with which he was associated, but which had no proper Latin name of its own...

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Warkworth, John (c. 1425–1500), ecclesiastic, college head, and supposed chronicler, is thought to have been a native of the diocese of Durham, named from the Northumberland village of Warkworth. He was elected bachelor of Merton College, Oxford in 1446, admitted as bachelor fellow ...