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Hampton, Alice (d. 1516), vowess and benefactor, was born in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, probably the eldest of the three daughters of John Hampton (d. before 1471) and his wife, Ellen. She had five brothers, of whom the eldest became a monk, while all her other brothers died young, so that ...

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Rahere [Rayer] (d. 1143x5), founder of St Bartholomew's Hospital and priory, London, was of unknown origins. The one authoritative source for his life, Liber fundacionis ecclesiae Sancti Bartholomei Londoniensis written some forty years after his death but existing only in a fifteenth-century text, describes '...